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RE: What's left to do? [LONG]

Fisher Mark
March 22, 2000 08:55
RE: What's left to do? [LONG]
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># Replace man with a perl program
>Tom has done something about this, I think, but IIRC Larry
>wasn't in favour. Should it be taken off perltodo?
>Reorganising perldoc:
># Include a search tool
>The idea is that all there's an index to all the POD pages by
>keyword, (presumably autogenerated from individual pages) and
>we can look stuff up by keyword. Has this found favour?
># Include a locate tool
>I have this, but it's not integrated into perldoc. If people
>want, I'll combine it in.

I think these all fall under the general idea of "replace perldoc by a
man(1)-like suite".  I've sketched out some specs, and actually have it on
my to-do list.  Awaiting a delivery of tuits before I commence coding,
Mark Leighton Fisher  
Thomson Consumer Electronics    Indianapolis IN
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