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Re: [Nmh-workers] manpage table help

From: Ken Hornstein
Subject: Re: [Nmh-workers] manpage table help
Date: Thu, 21 Feb 2013 19:26:55 -0500

>Right.  Of course, one likes to paste fragments of man page examples to
>the command line and expect them to work, and argv[] processing tends to
>prefer plain ol' - rather than either of those two you gave.  Colin
>Watson, all-round good egg and Debian's man(1) maintainer, has
>/etc/groff/man.local set up to turn \- into - if outputting to a utf8
>    http://lists.gnu.org/archive/html/groff/2003-12/msg00102.html
>That file does a few more things these days.

Yeah, I ran into the same thing myself on MacOS X (can't search for
options, but the default solution on MacOS X is to output man pages
using us-ascii; I switched to UTF-8 and that's when I ran into those


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