Manpages with sgml-tools???
Andreas> Do I have to learn the groff code in dead???
For simple things, I always start from the Man-Page mini-HOWTO. Easy enough.
Andreas> I would like to learn some more sophisticated thing like SGML and
Andreas> produce reasonable manpages with this beast.
Andreas> Is there anybody who has successfully done this and can serve an
I would try yodl, it can go from its own (simple) markup to html, ascii, man,
latex, texinfo, sgml, ...
Depends: libc6 (>= 2.0.7u)
Recommends: python-base (>= 1.5.1)
Maintainer: Anthony Fok <email@example.com>
Description: Yet oneOther Document Language.
Yodl is a package that implements a pre-document language and tools to
process it. The idea of Yodl is that you write up a document in a
pre-language, then use the tools (eg. yodl2html) to convert it to some
final document language. Current converters are for HTML, ms, man, LaTeX
SGML and texinfo, plus a poor-man's text converter. Main document types are
"article", "report", "book" and "manpage". The Yodl document language is
designed to be easy to use and extensible.
Authors: Karel Kubat <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Frank Brokken <email@example.com>
Jan Nieuwenhuizen <firstname.lastname@example.org>
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