Re: Man Page Preferred Format ?

On Wed, 2006-06-07 at 19:26 +0100, Matt Keenan wrote:
> Hi,
> What is the preferred man page format perceived within the GNOME community ?
> Currently nroff is what is used for the few that are in existence, is 
> this something that people
> see as sufficient ?, would DocBook / SGML  or something else be a better 
> solution ?
> As we are in the process of updating/writing some man pages at the 
> moment we really would like
> to contribute what is done back to the community, so knowing what the 
> preferred format is a
> necessity.

I'd say that Docbook would make a good master source, as the user guide
is also written in docbook.

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