jsms: sendmail must die completes itself
Thu, 8 Jul 1999 22:24:29 -0700 (PDT)
On Thu, 8 Jul 1999, Seth David Schoen wrote:
> Michael Higashi writes:
> > On Thu, 8 Jul 1999, David Welton wrote:
> > > Or simply:
> > >
> > > man ls > ls.txt
> > Yeah, I've tried that. I once tried converting a whole bunch of man pages
> > using that technique, and thought it was working when I looked at the text
> > files on the screen. Then I found out that when I brought them up in vi
> > that the escape codes for formatting the text for the screen were embedded
> > in the files.
> Are you sure that they weren't just ^Hs?
I don't remember, but that could have been it. I ended up using groff
to output to ascii, like you explained earlier.