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From: Jan Stary <hans@stare.cz>
To: discuss@mandoc.bsd.lv
Subject: Re: Possible to add optional bzip2 support?
Date: Sun, 29 Nov 2020 22:07:32 +0100
Message-ID: <X8QNk7dTJCxQ92XH@www.stare.cz> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20201129201424.GI58187@athene.usta.de>

Hi Ingo,

On Nov 29 21:14:24, schwarze@usta.de wrote:
> It would be easier to convince me to delete *.gz support than to
> add *.bz2 support.  Either is unrelated to the purpose of mandoc
> and linking to zlib is ugly and messy, i'd love to get rid of the
> dependency and of the rather ugly and error-prone code needed to
> support *.gz files.

would you please kindly consider removing the gz support from mandoc?
The linking is messy, the code needed to support *.gz files is rather
ugly and error-prone, and the (un)compression is unrelated to the
purpose of mandoc in the first place.


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  reply	other threads:[~2020-11-29 21:07 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 4+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
     [not found] <d5e55c57-002a-e654-b7c2-dca9fb84863d@aisha.cc>
2020-11-29 20:14 ` Ingo Schwarze
2020-11-29 21:07   ` Jan Stary [this message]
2020-11-29 21:41   ` Aisha Tammy
2020-11-29 22:24   ` Kazuo Kuroi

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