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Re: [groff] html output of Op vs Oo Oc

From: Ingo Schwarze
Subject: Re: [groff] html output of Op vs Oo Oc
Date: Fri, 16 Feb 2018 22:00:09 +0100
User-agent: Mutt/1.8.0 (2017-02-23)

Hi Jan,

Jan Stary wrote on Mon, Feb 12, 2018 at 03:32:47PM +0100:

> This is groff 1.22.3 as installed by the OpenBSD port.
> Below please find a short manpage written in mdoc(7),
> which I am trying to process into html with
>       groff -Thtml -mdoc rtpdump.1 > rtpdump.html

Just don't do that.  Instead, simply say

        mandoc -Thtml rtpdump.1 > rtpdump.html

Even in cases where you do not hit outright bugs, converting 
mdoc(7) to HTML with groff loses all the semantic information,
so debugging it isn't worth the effort.


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