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Re: mandoc shortcomings

On Thu, Dec 17, 2015 at 08:17:23AM +0700, Robert Elz wrote:
> I'd suggest that mandoc is fine, or would be, if it would scan the input,
> producing nothing, to see if there is any *roff in there that it cannot
> handle.  For the vast majority of man pages, there won't be, and it can
> just exec a proper formatter to do the work (more slowly).

That doesn't really work, since there is a lot of roff markup used which
simply has no relevance to terminal output (or any at all).


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