On Sat, 19 May 2001, Karsten Festag wrote:
> Hi all developers,
> I've never written a manpage before, but now it's time to start. What is
> the best strategy and what tools to use?
Manpages are text files, written in a kind of markup language. A
(standard unix) tool called groff is used to produce formatted documents
> I feel like this is a dumb question, but I didn't find some useful
> information about this.
There's a mini-HOWTO on writing man pages, see e.g.
and here is a good collection of groff documentation links:
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