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 basic.pod - Test of various basic POD features in translators.
 Try a few different levels of headings, with embedded formatting codes  and
 other interesting bits.
 This "is" a "level 1" heading
    ``Level'' "2 heading
 Level 3 heading with weird stuff "" (double quote)
 Level "4 heading
 Now try again with intermixed text.
 This "is" a "level 1" heading
    ``Level'' 2 heading
 Level 3 heading with weird stuff
 Level "4 heading
 These are all taken from the Pod::Parser tests.
 Try out LOTS of different ways of specifying references:
 Reference the section in manpage
 Reference the section in manpage
 Reference the section in manpage
 Now try it using the new | stuff ...
 Reference the thistext|
 Reference the thistext |
 Reference the thistext|
 Reference the thistext |
 Reference the thistext|
 Reference the thistext|
 And then throw in a few new ones of my own.
 bar in foo
 baz boo in foo
 baz boo
 baz boo
 baz boo in foo bar
 boo var baz
 bar baz
 boo, bar, and baz
 Testing italics
 "Italic text" in foo
 "Section with other markup" in foo|bar
 Taken from Pod::Parser tests, this is a test to ensure that multiline =item
 paragraphs get indented appropriately.
 This is a test.
 There should be whitespace now before this line.
 Taken from Pod::Parser tests, this is a test to  ensure  the  nested  =item
 paragraphs get indented appropriately.
   First section.
   a this is item a
   b this is item b
   Second section.
   a this is item a
   b this is item b
   d This is item c & d.

 Now some additional weirdness of our own.  Make sure that multiple tags for
 one paragraph are properly compacted.

     There shouldn't be any spaces between any  of  these  item  tags;  this
     idiom is used in perlfunc.

 Some longer item text
     Just to make sure that we test paragraphs where the item  text  doesn't
     fit  in  the margin of the paragraph (and make sure that this paragraph
     fills a few lines).  Let's also make it multiple paragraphs to be  sure
     that works.

 Test use of =over without =item as a block quote or block paragraph.
     This should be indented four spaces but otherwise formatted the same as
     any  other  regular  text paragraph.  Make sure it's long enough to see
     the results of the formatting.....

 Now try the same thing nested, and make sure that the indentation is  reset
 back properly.
         This paragraph should be doubly indented.
     This paragraph should only be singly indented.

     +   This is an item in the middle of a  block-quote,  which  should  be

     +   We're also testing tagless item commands.
     Should be back to the single level of indentation.

 Should be back to regular indentation.

 Now also check the transformation of * into real bullets for man pages.

 +   An item.  We're also testing using =over without a number,  and  making
     sure that item text wraps properly.

 +   Another item.

 and now test the numbering of item blocks.

 1.  First item.

 2.  Second item.

 Another test taken from Pod::Parser.

 This is a test to see if I can do not only $self  and  method(),  but  also
 $self->method()  and $self->{FIELDNAME} and $Foo <=> $Bar without resorting
 to escape sequences. If I want to refer to the right-shift operator  I  can
 do something like $x >> 3 or even $y >> 5.

 Now for the grand finale of $self->method()->{FIELDNAME} = {FOO=>BAR}.  And
 I  also want to make sure that newlines work like this $self->{FOOBAR} >> 3
 and [$b => $a]->[$a <=> $b]

 Of course I should still be able to do all this with escape sequences  too:
 $self->method() and $self->{FIELDNAME} and {FOO=>BAR}.

 Don't forget $self->method()->{FIELDNAME} = {FOO=>BAR}.

 And make sure that 0 works too!

 Now, if I use << or >> as my delimiters, then I have to use whitespace.  So
 things  like  <$self-method()>> and <$self-{FIELDNAME}>> won't end up doing
 what you might expect since the first > will still terminate  the  first  <

 Lets make sure these work for empty ones too, like   and  >>  (just  to  be

 The statement: This is dog kinds finest hour! is a parody  of  a  quotation
 from Winston Churchill.

 The following tests are added to those:

 Make sure that a few other  odd  things  still  work.   This  should  be  a
 vertical bar:  |.  Here's a test of a few more special escapes that have to
 be supported:

 &  An ampersand.

 '  An apostrophe.

 <  A less-than sign.

 >  A greater-than sign.

 "  A double quotation mark.

 /  A forward slash.

 Try   to   get   this   bit   of   text   over   towards   the   edge    so
 |that all of this text inside S<> won't|   be   wrapped.    Also  test  the
 |same thing with non-breaking spaces.|

 There is a soft hyphen in hyphen at hy-phen.

 This is a test of an index entry.

 Throw in a few verbatim paragraphs.

     use Term::ANSIColor;     print color bold blue;     print "This text is
 bold  blue.\n";     print color reset;     print "This text is normal.\n";
 print colored ("Yellow on magenta.\n", yellow on_magenta);     print  "This
 text  is  normal.\n";       print  colored  [yellow on_magenta], "Yellow on
 magenta.\n";      use Term::ANSIColor qw(uncolor);     print uncolor 01;31,

 But this isn't verbatim  (make  sure  it  wraps  properly),  and  the  next
 paragraph is again:

     use Term::ANSIColor qw(:constants);     print BOLD, BLUE, "This text is
 in   bold   blue.\n",  RESET;         use  Term::ANSIColor  qw(:constants);
 $Term::ANSIColor::AUTORESET = 1; print BOLD BLUE  "This  text  is  in  bold
 blue.\n"; print "This text is normal.\n";

 (Ugh, that's obnoxiously long.)  Try different spacing:

         Starting with a tab.  Not starting with a  tab.   But  this  should
 still be verbatim.   As should this.

 This isn't.

   This  is.   And  this:     is  an  internal  tab.    It   should   be:
 |--| <= lined up with that.

 (Tricky, but tabs should be expanded before the translator starts in on the
 text since otherwise text with mixed tabs and spaces will get messed up.)

     And now we test verbatim paragraphs right before  a  heading.   Older
 versions  of  Pod::Man  generated  two spaces between paragraphs like this
 and the heading.  (In order to  properly  test  this,  one  may  have  to
 visually inspect the nroff output when run on the generated *roff     text,

 That's all, folks!