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

From: Jan Stary
Subject: Re: [groff] html output of Op vs Oo Oc
Date: Fri, 16 Feb 2018 23:36:15 +0100
User-agent: Mutt/1.7.1 (2016-10-04)

Hi Ingo,

> 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.

I agree completely.

It just felt wrong not to mention the fail to groff.


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