Subject: Re: Tool to compose manpages
To: None <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Jan Schaumann <email@example.com>
Date: 07/05/2002 12:07:36
Julio Merino <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> Although, we could create a XSLT stylesheet to convert special XML
> files to manpages... should be easy and useful.
Well, there's DocBook's 'RefEntry', which is SGML. I wrote a perl
script that converts RefEntry-SGML into man-page format.
The project itself has stagnated, but that little script may still be of
use to some: http://mama.sourceforge.net/perl/current/doc/html/
Examples of SGML input and man-page output are available at
http://www.netmeister.org/misc/m2p2/ (another somewhat abandoned project
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messages.' --- Umberto Eco, quoted in the New Yorker