aephea - text-based authoring tool for HTML

Property Value
Distribution Debian 10 (Buster)
Repository Debian Main i386
Package filename aephea_12-248-3_all.deb
Package name aephea
Package version 12
Package release 248-3
Package architecture all
Package type deb
Category text
License -
Maintainer Joost van Baal-Ilić <>
Download size 146.27 KB
Installed size 399.00 KB
Aephea is an HTML authoring framework.  It enforces HTML well-formedness
with a simpler and stricter syntax, provides useful extensions and
abstractions as well as facilities for adding new ones, all in a single
unified approach that stays close to HTML itself.  Some of Aephea's
characteristics are a TeX-like syntax, dictionary stacks, iteration and a
focus on styling via CSS.
PUD (Portable Unix Documentation) is shipped with Aephea.  It provides
mini-languages for authoring Unix manual pages and FAQ documents with output
both in HTML and troff.
Both Aephea and PUD are written in zoem, a high-level macro/programming
language with character filtering capabilities.
If you'd like to generate manpages, but don't like troff syntax, and find
Perl's POD too limited, Aephea's PUD is likely useful for you. If you like
your documents to be available in both PDF and HTML, but find DocBook XML
too heavyweight (and aren't really happy with Docbook XML's baroque default
tagnames), you'll like PUD.


Package Version Architecture Repository
aephea_12-248-3_all.deb 12 all Debian Main
aephea - - -


Name Value
zoem-doc -


Type URL
Binary Package aephea_12-248-3_all.deb
Source Package aephea

Install Howto

  1. Update the package index:
    # sudo apt-get update
  2. Install aephea deb package:
    # sudo apt-get install aephea




2018-02-01 - Andreas Tille <>
aephea (12-248-3) unstable; urgency=medium
* Team upload.
* d/copyright:
- DEP5
- Add additional copyright statement
* cme fix dpkg-control
* Moved packaging from SVN to Git
* Convert from cdbs to dh
* debhelper 11
* d/watch:
- version=4
- Secure URI
- cleanup
* Fix spelling in long description
* Remove duplicated manpage which breaks autoreconf generated makefile
2012-11-25 - Joost van Baal-Ilić <>
aephea (12-248-2) unstable; urgency=low
* debian/control: fix vcs tags
* debian/control: add missing Breaks+Replaces: zoem-doc, to enable upgrades
from squeeze to wheezy.  Thanks Andreas Beckmann.  (Closes: #694365)
2012-09-05 - Joost van Baal-Ilić <>
aephea (12-248-1) unstable; urgency=low
* New upstream release 12-248.
* No longer mangle upstream version number.
* debian/copyright: fix typo. Thanks lintian.
* debian/control: we honor policy 3.9.3 (no changes needed).
* debian/watch: stricter, no longer match aephea-latest.tar.gz symlink.
* debian/control: update my name.
2012-11-26 - Joost van Baal-Ilić <>
aephea (10.008-2) testing-proposed-updates; urgency=low
* debian/control: add missing Breaks+Replaces: zoem-doc, to enable upgrades
from squeeze to wheezy.  Thanks Andreas Beckmann.  (Closes: #694365)
2011-05-12 - Joost van Baal <>
aephea (10.008-1) unstable; urgency=low
* First upload (Closes: #620479).
* debian/control: add Recommends: zoem.  The package zoem <= 08-248-1 ships
base.zmm, man.zmm, faq.zmm, doc.zmm, ref.zmm and ctr.zmm.  Later zoem's
do not.  We ship these files in /usr/share/aephea/{aephea,pud}/.  You
might need to set ZOEMSEARCHPATH=/usr/share/aephea/pud:/usr/share/aephea
to use this aephea with zoem 10-265-1.
* debian/README.Debian, debian/{pre,post}{inst,rm}: removed (empty template).
* debian/doc-base.pud-faq: fix typo.
2011-04-23 - Joost van Baal <>
aephea (10.008-0.3) unstable; urgency=low
* Non-public release.
* debian/control: fix tags vcs-*.
* debian/control: we honor policy 3.9.1 (was 3.8.4, no changes needed).
* debian/doc-base.*: fix syntax.
2011-04-03 - Joost van Baal <>
aephea (10.008-0.2) unstable; urgency=low
* Non-public release.
* debian/control: architecture: s/any/all/.
* debian/{rules,docs}: moved usr/share/aephea/{doc,examples} to u/s/doc/aephea
(reported upstream).
* debian/aephea.doc-base: first shot at adding some content.
2011-04-03 - Joost van Baal <>
aephea (10.008-0.1) unstable; urgency=low
* Initial non-public release.

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