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Re: DejaGnu manpages

From: Ben Elliston
Subject: Re: DejaGnu manpages
Date: Tue, 18 Dec 2018 14:45:35 +1100
User-agent: NeoMutt/20170609 (1.8.3)

On Mon, Dec 17, 2018 at 09:07:04PM -0600, Jacob Bachmeyer wrote:

> I am currently working on the documentation for the promised
> dejagnu(1) multi-launcher, and would like to try using the -mdoc
> macros for dejagnu.1.  Groff supports these, but the runtest.1 page
> uses the older -man macros.  Would using -mdoc for dejagnu.1 be
> acceptable?  (The -mdoc markup is much cleaner and closer to a
> semantic markup.)

I don't have a problem with it, per se, but am concerned about
portability. Are the mdoc macros available on proprietary Unix systems
(that remain!), Open/NetBSD, etc?

Cheers, Ben

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