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Re: Writing manpages

Rogério Brito <rbrito@ime.usp.br> writes:

> OK, since the project strongly advises for the availability of manpages
> (and I love manpages), comes the question: what do you people use to
> type manpages?

POD.  But then, I wrote the tools that convert POD to *roff, so I would.

> The best so far that I found seems to be Perl's pod format. At least,
> the markup doesn't pollute my view.

Yup.  :)  And there's a nice Emacs mode for POD that does coloration and
whatnot.  (There is for *roff as well, but I hate typing *roff directly.)

Russ Allbery (rra@debian.org)               <http://www.eyrie.org/~eagle/>

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