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doclifter (convert nroff markup to XML-DocBook)

This package ships two Python scripts:

- doclifter translates documents written in troff macros (like man
pages) to DocBook, that can then be converted to other formats or

- manlifter is a mass-conversion script and test harness for doclifter.
It can find and convert _all_ man pages in your system with one simple

See the man pages, also in HTML format in /usr/doc/docfilter*/html

docfilter's author is Eric S. Raymond.

Optional runtime dependency: plotutils. This is required for
converting PIC diagrams to SVG. Not many man pages actually require

Maintained by: B. Watson
Keywords: converter,man,DocBook,xml,translation
ChangeLog: doclifter


Source Downloads:
doclifter-2.20.tar.gz (60b9c173bdafbdc00e3286acd5332318)

Download SlackBuild:
doclifter.tar.gz.asc (FAQ)

(the SlackBuild does not include the source)

Individual Files:

Validated for Slackware 15.0

See our HOWTO for instructions on how to use the contents of this repository.

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