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[Nmh-workers] a wish for a future nmh release

From: Igor Sobrado
Subject: [Nmh-workers] a wish for a future nmh release
Date: Mon, 09 Jan 2006 21:46:06 +0100


It would be great having a set of man pages based on mandoc macros.
mandoc provides a portable set of macros for writing documentation.
The mandoc macros are available for every modern version of troff
and support some nice features as automatic translation of the manual
pages to HTML (very useful for providing an on-line nmh manual).
In my humble opinion, mandoc macros are superior to the old V7 man

I am aware about how difficult this project is, some manual pages
change when compiling nmh with optional features (e.g., POP3); it
is not as easy as translating the troff source to the new set of

It is just a wish for a future release,

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