Md2man 2.0.2 - markdown to manpage

md2man is a Ruby library and command-line program that converts
Markdown documents into UNIX manual pages (both Roff and HTML).

Demonstration of HTML manual page output from md2man-html(1):

Version 2.0.2 (2013-09-08)


  • GH-14: escape single quotes at beginning of lines

    See the “CONTROL CHARACTERS” section in the groff(7) manual for

    Thanks to Nick Fagerlund for reporting this bug.

  • inhibit periods at line beginnings with & escape

  • escape text line backslashes as “\e” per groff(7)

  • better documentation for escaping in normal_text()

  • it’s better to escape backslashes as [rs] than \e

    See “Single-Character Escapes” section in groff(7).


  • switch from double-quoted strings to single quotes