[pacman-dev] asciidoc

Dan McGee dpmcgee at gmail.com
Tue Sep 18 13:46:50 EDT 2007

On 9/18/07, Aaron Griffin <aaronmgriffin at gmail.com> wrote:
> Eeek, I don't know which thread to reply to! Let's go with the new one. 8)
> On 9/18/07, Xavier <shiningxc at gmail.com> wrote:
> > > The big advantage this gives us is much more user-friendly editing of
> > > the manpages, much better HTML output (with linking between them), and
> > > the ability to do some macros and such that aren't from the 1970s.
> > >
> I couldn't agree more with Dan here. Asciidoc documentation is a great
> boon, BUT asciidoc is a big nasty mess of an app. Still, nroff code
> can't be much prettier.
> > On this subject, an user recently wanted to get informations fron the current
> > HTML manpages, but they seem a bit outdated :
> > http://www.archlinux.org/pipermail/arch/2007-September/015447.html
> > But if they are going to be both updated and improved for 3.1 , its probably
> > fine :)
> >
> > Also archlinux.org/pacman could be updated for 3.0.6 .
> I marked this, I will try and get to it tonight, but I won't be
> getting home for some time.

Taken care of (mostly). Just need someone to write up the ChangeLog
entry and send it to me for GIT and then I will get it online,
otherwise I'll do it sometime later tonight.


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