Re: [dwm] dwm and patches

From: Ross Mohn <>
Date: Mon, 25 Sep 2006 10:18:52 -0400

On Mon, 2006-09-25 at 08:15 +0200, Anselm R. Garbe wrote:
> On Sun, Sep 24, 2006 at 09:30:04PM +0000, David Tweed wrote:
> > predominant, they have to go with that. It just really irks me that
> > the unix-derived world the standard for documentation is in a language
> > that's _only_ used for manual pages. Hell, I've learned (or at least had
> > to at some points produce stuff in) tex,latex,hmtl, xml, docbook,pythondoc,
> > doxygen, and I'm kinda bored with it all.

The book "Unix Text Processing" is available here in a variety of

> troff has been there for ages, and it is not a man-page
> language, it is simply a formatting-language. Those guys at Bell
> Labs wrote papers and books in troff+eqn. troff makes it easy to
> present man pages in a vt100 pager, as PostScript document, as
> html, or whatever you want. Uriel made his presentations with
> troff btw.
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