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Thu Feb 27 08:41:03 2014 UTC (6 years, 1 month ago) by dholland
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Reimplementing groff is not EASY, it is HARD. Sheesh.

    1: [[!template id=project
    2: 
    3: title="BSD licensed troff/nroff replacement"
    4: 
    5: contact="""
    6: [tech-userlevel](mailto:tech-userlevel@NetBSD.org)
    7: """
    8: 
    9: category="userland"
   10: difficulty="hard"
   11: 
   12: description="""
   13: Write a replacement for groff that is BSD licensed.  Earlier versions of BSD
   14: UNIX had one, so maybe it could be revived from an earlier version of BSD UNIX,
   15: and updated to support newer groff-like features, at least enough to support our
   16: current mandoc macros.
   17: 
   18: Note: In March, 2009, there was some discussion regarding a
   19: [groff/-mandoc replacement](http://mdocml.bsd.lv/) on the
   20: [tech-userlevel](http://mail-index.NetBSD.org/tech-userlevel/2009/03/01/msg001766.html)
   21: mailing list.
   22: """
   23: ]]

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