[darcs-users] darcs patch: escape latex special chars from command help text in manual (and some more...)

Eric Kow kowey at darcs.net
Mon Mar 2 08:19:10 UTC 2009

On Mon, Mar 02, 2009 at 14:10:35 +1100, Trent W. Buck wrote:
> Tommy Pettersson <ptp at lysator.liu.se> writes:
> > The problem is we try to put plain text from commands' help output in
> > the LaTeX source for the manual. Instead of littering the help texts
> > with LaTeX escapes, which is ugly because they turns up in the output
> > from command --help, I've reverted all escapes from the help texts,
> > and made preproc automatically insert them when needed.
> I haven't attempted to apply this myself, but it looks good from visual
> inspection and I approve of the approach (especially since I'm dragging
> my heels with respect to the reST transition).

Thanks for the visual inspection!

It seems to make sense (although, Tommy, I think you meant 'caret'
instead of 'carrot' and if it makes you feel any better, I just now
learned that I meant 'caret' instead of 'carat') Applied!

Eric Kow <http://www.nltg.brighton.ac.uk/home/Eric.Kow>
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