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Re: [xml-dev] XML to troff still at work

On Mon, 2016-04-25 at 12:03 -0400, Simon St.Laurent wrote:
> O'Reilly's old systems were largely DocBook and troff, so this
> triggered 
> some memories:
> https://rkrishnan.org/posts/2016-03-07-how-is-gopl-typeset.html
> Brian Kernighan, still fighting the devil he knows.

Yes, a lot of fun.

Unfortunate, too, that we've lost a whole bunch of good ideas in moving
from troff to TeX and to Web (even though we gained a whole bunch of
new good ideas in the process).


Liam R. E. Quin <liam@w3.org>
The World Wide Web Consortium (W3C)

The barefoot typographer

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