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[bug #62776] [troff] want "style" warning category for self-deceptive in

From: G. Branden Robinson
Subject: [bug #62776] [troff] want "style" warning category for self-deceptive inputs
Date: Tue, 25 Apr 2023 10:29:34 -0400 (EDT)

Update of bug #62776 (project groff):

                 Summary: [troff] add optional diagnostic for sentences ending
mid-input line => [troff] want "style" warning category for self-deceptive


Follow-up Comment #4:

I can't remember if I scribbled this memo elsewhere, but a "style" warning
category could scoop this up along with two other weirdo input practices:

1. Leaving the last quoted argument in a macro call without a trailing quote;
this is easily misread as an unquoted argument, and so appending a further
quoted argument in maintenance will have unexpected consequences.

2. Invoking a non-breaking request with the no-break control character; the
user will think they're saying something meaningful, but they are not.


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