jdboyd at jdboyd.net
Mon Mar 22 07:39:19 CST 2004
On Sun, Mar 21, 2004 at 06:48:29PM -0600, Bill Bradford wrote:
> On Sun, Mar 21, 2004 at 12:57:29PM -0500, Charles Shannon Hendrix wrote:
> > Not entirely, as a few authors still submit their books in nroff. I was
> > reading a question from one of them recently.
> The Regular Expressions book guy, Jeffrey Friedl, did/does both of his
> regex boox in nroff/troff from what I hear. This was one of the reasons
> that it took so long for it to show up in one of the "CD Bookshelf"
Why would nroff/troff make it take longer to show up in a CD version?
Wouldn't that be a natural format to use for easy conversion? I must
admit, I've never used either program, but I was under the impression
that they were very open.
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