[arch-releng] Use pandoc instead of make-doc.sh

Dieter Plaetinck dieter at plaetinck.be
Tue May 15 16:40:19 EDT 2012

On Mon, 14 May 2012 23:32:35 +0200
Dario Giovannetti <dariogiova at gmail.com> wrote:

> I would like to propose using pandoc ( http://johnmacfarlane.net/pandoc/ 
> ) instead of the make-doc.sh script for converting the installation 
> guide (Markdown syntax) to the document hosted in the wiki (MediaWiki 
> syntax).
> I've tested it and the result looks pretty good, with only a few minor 
> manual refinements required (which I volunteer to perform, if needed): 
> instead of the current script, which practically produces an html 
> document, we would get a correctly-formed, much neater MediaWiki document.
> This would greatly simplify further improvements in the wikification of 
> the the guide, like the adaptation to ArchWiki's style standars.
> Thank you
> Dario

If you have a patch that I can apply, I'll try it out.
if the code using pandoc is more elegant, and the output result is comparable (and/or better), i'm up for it.


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