Maunal and Manual Contact ==> Document Format

Russ Allbery rra at
Thu Jan 28 18:04:06 CET 1999

Matthew M Copeland <dyelar at> writes:

> Here is what it sounds like might be the best option taken from what
> everyone says. Take the document and write it in sgml, then using
> sgmltools create the other formats and a postscript version, and from
> the postscript version create a pdf version.

I believe sgmltools will generate LaTeX.  pdflatex will generate PDF
directly from LaTeX without needing to go through PostScript and the pain
of a distiller.  It's still in beta, but it comes with teTeX and I've used
it and been fairly impressed.

Russ Allbery (rra at         <URL:>

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