[nycbug-talk] mdocml talk?

Jesse Callaway bonsaime at gmail.com
Fri Oct 11 20:51:40 EDT 2013

awesome! Thanks for the update. I think it would be a good talk as well.
On Oct 11, 2013 8:45 PM, "Brian Callahan" <bcallah at devio.us> wrote:

> Hey talk --
> For those of you who don't know - mdocml is becoming the way to handle man
> pages now on the different BSDs (though it's much more than just a groff
> replacement). The DragonFly BSD Digest has a really nice sum-up of the
> current happenings of mdocml on the different projects:
> http://www.shiningsilence.com/**dbsdlog/2013/10/07/12575.html<http://www.shiningsilence.com/dbsdlog/2013/10/07/12575.html>
> OpenBSD and NetBSD have already switched to mdocml; DragonFly looks like
> it's about ready to make the switch. FreeBSD has it in their tree, though
> I'm unsure as to its usage status on FreeBSD.
> This is the perfect example of a *BSD grown (in this case, upstream is now
> OpenBSD) solution that is being enhanced by all the different projects and
> showcases cross pollination between the projects.
> Plus it's central to documentation - something we all value greatly as
> members of the *BSD community at large.
> We were talking about mdocml in IRC last night and the suggestion came up
> about doing an mdocml talk, since this is a technology that no matter what
> *BSD you use, you encounter.
> Unfortunately, mdocml is a bit outside what I do and I don't think I'd be
> able to do the topic justice. However, if someone from one of the projects
> who is doing work on mdocml would like to give a talk, I think it would be
> a perfect fit for NYC*BUG.
> ~Brian
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