Subject: Re: what *roff macro set to use for writing documentation?
To: Ross Harvey <>
From: Hubert Feyrer <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 08/24/1999 18:25:04
On Mon, 23 Aug 1999, Ross Harvey wrote:
> I would think that, these days, hypertext references are more important
> than page number references for the dead tree edition. At the moment, only
> mdoc provides a section cross reference directive, and this is automatically
> translated into hypertext links by -mdoc2html.
> But, point taken. A set of "NetBSD TOC macros" might be a good thing.

The TOC of Packages.txt can be generated automatically right now, see the
grep-pipeline there. Maybe that can be reworked for a *roff'ed version
(until something better exists).

 - Hubert

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