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Re: PostScript in mandoc now available.
In article <4C23C9F9.6090805%bsd.lv@localhost>,
Kristaps Dzonsons <kristaps%bsd.lv@localhost> wrote:
>I notice that joerg@ just checked in the build glue for mdocml-1.10.2 in
>NetBSD. This is good news.
>First, background. When mandoc (nÃ© mdocml) was first mentioned here,
>one of the issues raised with missing PostScript functionality.
>Under the auspices of Google's SoC, this is no longer the case: the
>checked-in version has support for PostScript output via -Tps. This
>stands alongside the existing outputs of the terminal (-Tascii), HTML
>(-Thtml), XHTML (-Txhtml), and linting (-Tlint).
>At the moment, -Tps produces monospaced, font-styled output. Variable
>fonts are currently in development (as I work on parsing glyph widths
>and doing the unicode dance), along with a -Tpdf option to keep pace
>with -Tps. PDF support isn't technically part of the GSoC project, but
>it's related in terms of implementation space.
>Anyway, invoking the PostScript driver is easy:
>Please let me know, those of you who make heavy use of the current -Tps
>option to troff, whether there are any neat functions you'd like used,
>e.g., the option to output A4 instead of US-letter.
>PS, mandoc was also discussed recently on undeadly, which may be of
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