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[bug #63632] manpages: improve some wording and typesetting

From: Dave
Subject: [bug #63632] manpages: improve some wording and typesetting
Date: Mon, 9 Jan 2023 02:48:29 -0500 (EST)

Follow-up Comment #1, bug #63632 (project groff):

[comment #0 original submission:]
> See a manual of style about the difference between "abc..." and
> "abc ...".

Maybe you could give a specific style manual reference, and say what that
manual says about this difference?  As a counterexample, the Chicago Manual of
Style, a widely used US style manual, makes no such distinction.  It _does_
distinguish between an ellipsis followed by a period, and a period followed by
an ellipsis (see section 13.53 in the latest (17th) edition), which does
affect the spacing with the preceding word, but both of these constructions
necessarily involve _four_ dots, and therefore apply to none of the 28
instances you've cited throughout this bug report.

(The online CMoS is behind a paywall so I can't give a URL to the above

Adding Peter to cc, since this item and one other affect a -mom file, and he
can decide whether/how he wants to change it.


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