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Re: [opensuse] official Novell translation team
  • From: Philipp Thomas <pth@xxxxxxx>
  • Date: Fri, 7 Apr 2006 12:36:58 +0200
  • Message-id: <20060407103658.GC20112@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
* jdd (jdd@xxxxxxxxx) [20060407 10:21]:

> there are backends to translate from sgml to nroff/troff

Yes, there are and some projects do use docbook to generate all
documentation, but the majority have man pages in troff format only. So you'd
first have to translate the troff form to sgml and that is a manual task
where no tool can help you, so I doubt it's a viable option.

Philipp

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