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Date: Mon, 1 Jul 2013 12:46:53 -0500
From: Alex Caudill <>
Subject: Re: Request for volunteers

I don't have a ton of free time but I'd be happy to help manage wiki
content and maybe help out a bit with build system testing.

If anyone wants to delegate some tasks in these areas, feel free to mail me


On Mon, Jul 1, 2013 at 12:42 PM, Isaac <> wrote:

> On Sun, Jun 30, 2013 at 11:31:13PM -0400, Rich Felker wrote:
> > On Sun, Jun 30, 2013 at 03:29:14PM -0700, wrote:
> > > > What might be better for the near future is to get the POSIX man
> pages
> > > > project updated to match POSIX-2008+TC1 so that users of musl who
> want
> > >
> > > I seem to recall running across the request for this; IIRC, the
> > > maintainer said he'd wait until TOG uploaded an nroff tarball for
> > > POSIX2008.
> >
> > This sounds unlikely. My understanding was that the people who
> > released the "3p" man pages generated them from the published POSIX
> > spec (Issue 6) with the blessing of the Open Group to license them
> > acceptably for distribution. I don't think the Open Group gave them
> > nroff files though...
> OK, it was the Debian maintainer, and I'm not sure exactly
> what he meant:
> I think it should be simple to convert the text to a man page once it's
> in plain text format, and plan to write a shell script to do that for
> my own use shortly; I could provide the script to others, though I'm
> not sure about distributing the output myself.
> Isaac Dunham

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