X2Go Bug report logs - #679
generate man pages via help2man or asciidoc or ... (TBD)

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Package: x2goserver; Maintainer for x2goserver is X2Go Developers <x2go-dev@lists.x2go.org>; Source for x2goserver is src:x2goserver.

Reported by: Mihai Moldovan <ionic@ionic.de>

Date: Sun, 23 Nov 2014 04:20:02 UTC

Owned by: ionic@ionic.de

Severity: wishlist

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From: Mike Gabriel <mike.gabriel@das-netzwerkteam.de>
To: Mihai Moldovan <ionic@ionic.de>, 679@bugs.x2go.org
Subject: Re: [X2Go-Dev] Bug#679: generate man pages via help2man or asciidoc
 or ... (TBD)
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Hi Mihai,

On  So 23 Nov 2014 05:10:49 CET, Mihai Moldovan wrote:

> troff is a waste of time and impedes documentation by being obscure and
> requiring real training at first. Rewrite man pages in plain text  
> format and use
> help2man or asciidoc or whatever generator to obtain man pages.

I agree on the awkwardness of man pages. However, this seems so  
low-prio, I am tempted to close this bug and tag it as "wontfix".  
(Personally, I maintain troff pages manually and am happy with it  
quite fine. Not much a greater pain than coding html manually, IMHO).



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