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Re: [opensuse] official Novell translation team
  • From: jdd <jdd@xxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Fri, 07 Apr 2006 10:21:37 +0200
  • Message-id: <44362111.3020309@xxxxxxxxx>
Philipp Thomas wrote:
> On Fri, 7 Apr 2006 02:11:09 +0200 (CEST), Carlos E. R. wrote:
>> And for producing "info pages" or "man pages", I don't even see a menu
>> entry in LyX for it, so I don't see how I could use it to translate man
>> pages.
> There are no GUI tools for doing that besides normal GUI editors like
> gvim, xemacs, nedit etc. That means you have to write all the formatting
> tags for either troff (man pages) or texinfo (info pages) yourself.
> As for source formats, just grab any file from below /usr/share/man,
> uncompress and then view it. Man pages are 'compiled' on the fly by the
> man command which calls nroff to do the actual job. The sources for
> texinfo pages are compiled by makeinfo.
> Philipp
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there are backends to translate from sgml to nroff/troff


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