Date: Sun, 08 Sep 2013 23:29:10 -0600 From: "Anthony J. Bentley" <anthony@...het.us> To: musl@...ts.openwall.com cc: mtk.manpages@...il.com, John Spencer <maillist-musl@...fooze.de>, Isaac <idunham@...abit.com>, Rob Landley <rob@...dley.net>, Felix Janda <felix.janda@...teo.de> Subject: Re: Re: status of POSIX man pages? John Spencer writes: > On 09/08/2013 08:05 AM, Michael Kerrisk (man-pages) wrote: > > On Fri, Sep 6, 2013 at 2:23 PM, John Spencer<maillist-musl@...fooze.de> wr > ote: > >> On 07/26/2013 09:20 PM, Isaac wrote: > >>> > >>> On Tue, Jul 02, 2013 at 03:08:52AM +0200, Michael Kerrisk (man-pages) > >>> wrote: > >>>> > >>>> As of a few days ago, the necessary permissions are granted. I do not > >>>> yet have the source files (and so am unsure of the source format), but > >>>> I expect that they will become available to us in the next couple of > >>>> weeks. > >>> > >>> > >>> I'm curious what the status of this is. Do you have the sources yet? > >>> > >> > >> i am very interested in a status update as well. > >> getting the posix 2008 manpages into my distro is a todo item since a long > >> time > >> https://github.com/rofl0r/sabotage/issues/34 > > > > A while back we got permission from the IEEE and The Open Group to use > > the POSIX.1-2013 pages (==POSIX.1-2008 + Technical Corrigendum 1, > > published 2013). > > > > However, the source text that has been provided to us needs massaging > > in a number of ways before it can be published as a set of standalone > > pages. Felix Janda kindly offered to take on that task, and has been > > making very good progress. I expect that in a week or two, we'll have > > a set of pages for public review (to see if there are any remaining > > bugs in the "massaging process" that Felix or I did not spot). > > > > that's very good news. > btw, i am currently writing (or improving) a non-bloated man > implementation: https://raw.github.com/rofl0r/hardcore-utils/master/man.c . Along those lines is mandoc, which is not a full troff implementation but does support tbl, man, and mdoc. Used as the default man in several BSDs and Minix. Also supports output to html (actually its original purpose). http://mdocml.bsd.lv/ -- Anthony J. Bentley
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