[TUHS] earliest Unix roff

Warner Losh imp at bsdimp.com
Wed Sep 18 04:32:34 AEST 2019

On Tue, Sep 17, 2019 at 12:16 PM <arnold at skeeve.com> wrote:

> Hi.
> Christopher Browne <cbbrowne at gmail.com> wrote:
> > I had the other reaction to this...
> >
> > I have been managing my web presence via DocBook SGML for a goodly long
> > time.  It is, as mentioned upthread, pretty wordy what with all the
> verbose
> > tagging.
> >
> > It would be worth something to be able to edit it in TeXinfo form, with
> the
> > lesser amount of tagging required.  (And I'd kinda like to get off of
> > DocBook/SGML one of these days as the toolset is clearly mouldering away
> > pretty badly.)
> Looks like pandoc will go from DocBook to Texinfo.
> Me, I'd probably write a giant awk script to do the grunt work. :-)

FreeBSD likely is moving out DocBook stuff to markdown. Docbook is too hard
to find people to work on :(

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