DEC Runoff to any modern format conversion or DEC MSCP protocol specs
pete at dunnington.plus.com
Thu Jun 4 14:51:32 CDT 2015
On 04/06/2015 20:17, Paul Koning wrote:
>> DECs Runoff is a markup language that sort of looks like an early
>> HTML, so I suppose I could try a grep conversion to HTML, or just
>> strip out the markup.
> A much closer relative is Unix “troff” format, which apparently goes
> back to something in Multics called “runoff”. Fancy that. So you
> might dig up a troff manual (here’s one: http://www.troff.org/54.pdf)
> and convert to that. It looks like that wouldn’t be hard.
runoff is pretty simple, so a converter shouldn't be hard to do. You
might look for Unix roff, which begat nroff/troff.
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