[TUHS] The UNIX Command Language (1976)

Nemo Nusquam cym224 at gmail.com
Tue Dec 1 04:46:01 AEST 2020

We seem to be straying into COFF-land.  However...

On 11/30/20 13:25, John Cowan wrote:
> On Mon, Nov 30, 2020 at 11:55 AM Clem Cole <clemc at ccc.com 
> <mailto:clemc at ccc.com>> wrote:
>         I wish we lived in a troff world but we don't
>     Yep
> I think O'Reilly was the last commercial publisher with a troff 
> toolchain.  Nowadays they accept HTMLBook (their own static subset of 
> HTML5), DocBook, ASCIIDoc (analogous to Markdown but plain-text 
> DocBook as opposed to plain-text HTML), Word, and in some cases 
> InDesign or PDF.

I wonder what Tanenbaum does these days?  Prefaces of earlier versions 
of all his texts stated that they were written with troff. (And Springer 
accepts mostly LaTeX.)


> John Cowan http://vrici.lojban.org/~cowan 
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