Re: [Groff] Re: groff: radical re-implementation
> I think you now will agree to specify the 'character set/encoding'
> by a single word such as 'EUC-JP' instead of a pair of 'JIS-X-0208'
> and 'EUC'.
> BTW, I am implementing the preprocessor. Now it has features of:
> - hard-coded converter from Latin1, EBCDIC, and UTF-8 to UTF-8
> - locale-sensible converter from any encodings supported by OS to UTF-8
> (note: UTF-8 has to be supported by iconv(3) )
May I suggest that you temporarily implement a hack so that you can
use it with the Japanese patch of groff? I don't know how long it
will take until the necessary changes for gtroff have been
> BTW, besides TTY output, HTML will need postprocess from glyph to
> character like 'grotty' in tty mode, since HTML is a text file.
Yes and no. HTML output also supports entities with the &...;