[TUHS] Reconstructed and newly set UNIX Manual

Angelo Papenhoff aap at papnet.eu
Sat Oct 27 07:05:02 AEST 2018

On 26/10/18, Clem Cole wrote:
> On Fri, Oct 26, 2018 at 3:55 PM Angelo Papenhoff <aap at papnet.eu> wrote:
> >
> > And most importantly: is the old troff really lost?
> >
> The question is how old?   I thought we found a pre-ditroff (v6 binary) at
> one point, but I don't think we have anything older than that.

Oh, that sounds good! I thought v7 troff was the first that's been
preserved. Anyone know where to find it?

> > I would love to set the manual on the original systems
> > at some point (and write a CAT -> ps converter, which should be fun).
> >
> I'm pretty sure this already exists.  It was part of the Adobe 'transcript'
> package back in the day.

Hm, that sounds commercial. I'd prefer a free tool, besides, it should
be fun to write it.


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