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Re: perlfunc annonations or OOB enhancements?

August 28, 1999 02:38
Re: perlfunc annonations or OOB enhancements?
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Tom Christiansen <> writes:

> If you look at Johan Fromans's quickref, it's written in
> hand-crafted troff.

Actually#1, it's "Vromans", not "Fromans".

Actually#2, it's written in LaTeX, but there is a specially
hand-crafted troff version to please the O'Reilly production
department. The next (unified) version will be in XML, which will be
translated to LaTeX (or whatever required) using an XML::Parser based

And yes, this tool will do a lot of intelligent 'guessing'. For
example, since it is perfectly clear to me what

  <opr>index str, substr [ , offset [ , replacement ] ]</opr>

should do, I can teach the tool to do the hard work instead of 
having to specify (over and over and over ...)


Oops. I'm afraid I've made some enemies with both the POD and XML
people now...

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