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Re: [alpine-devel] Improving Alpine Linux documentation

From: Consus <>
Date: Tue, 12 Dec 2017 23:26:26 +0300

On 15:23 Tue 12 Dec, Drew DeVault wrote:
> I don't really have any advice for what to do with the wiki, but
> regarding Alpine's core documentation I have some thoughts. Something
> that bothers me about Alpine (and that I'd like to contribute to
> improving) is the lack of man pages for Alpine core stuff. I think a
> substantial portion of the core docs can and should be done this way,
> rather than on the wiki - though it would be nice to render the man
> pages to HTML for display on the web, too.
> No one likes writing roff so I've been working on a tool recently to
> help with this:
> If there's no opposition to this I was hoping to start writing man pages
> for apk shortly.

Try It is used by the OpenBSD project. I was writing man pages
using it myself, it's pretty okay.

Received on Tue Dec 12 2017 - 23:26:26 UTC