Subject: Re: Generation of html from man pages.
To: NetBSD Userlevel Technical Discussion List <tech-userlevel@NetBSD.ORG>
From: Andrew Doran <>
List: tech-userlevel
Date: 09/22/2000 15:33:24
> > I don't think it is a good idea to bloat the tree size.
> > We don't provide a browser with the base system and not everyone
> > wants the html pages.
> Bloat?  Those few changes are not bloat.  Bloat is keeping two copies of
> many GNU tools in source!

On that note, FreeBSD's man.cgi takes pre-formtted manual pages and outputs
delicious html.

In response to earlier `promises' made about this:

I had a copy hacked for NetBSD, but it made me puke and since I'm not a Perl
hacker, I blew it away.