Ethereal-dev: Re: [Ethereal-dev] Authors in HTML man pages

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From: Ulf Lamping <[email protected]>
Date: Tue, 13 Jul 2004 20:45:20 +0200
Olivier Biot wrote:

From: Ulf Lamping

| However, the conversion from plain text to html is done with the
| pod2html perl script from the makefile in the doc dir.
| As this script can't easily be changed (as it's not provided by us,
| part of the perl package),  I don't see an easy way to include this
| conversion.

You're correct. The only remaining solution is to provide a custom
post-processing script. I'll look into that option.
Well, as I've worked on the user's guide in docbook XML (which I want to release soon) I could imagine another option:
convert the pod files to docbook/XML and convert them using some xslt 
conversion scripts into man pages or html.
So the perl conversion scripts won't be needed any longer and the 
conversion you described could be done using XSL conversions.
Just a thought...

Regards, ULFL