[Top][All Lists]

[Date Prev][Date Next][Thread Prev][Thread Next][Date Index][Thread Index]

[groff] 01/05: eqn(1): Fix content, style, and markup nits.

From: G. Branden Robinson
Subject: [groff] 01/05: eqn(1): Fix content, style, and markup nits.
Date: Sat, 20 May 2023 03:45:27 -0400 (EDT)

gbranden pushed a commit to branch master
in repository groff.

commit 66a53cce9fab230a40f97bf146763f2f4237d482
Author: G. Branden Robinson <>
AuthorDate: Fri May 19 18:59:07 2023 -0500

    eqn(1): Fix content, style, and markup nits.
    * Recast description of "suppress" component type.
    * Reduce indentation used by component type table to accommodate recast
      description of "suppress" type.
    * Use active voice more.
    * Use more idiomatic English.
    * Set keyword-adjacent punctuation in roman, not bold.
    * Tighten wording.
    * Enable expansion of description column of component types table.
 src/preproc/eqn/ | 47 +++++++++++++++++++++++------------------------
 1 file changed, 23 insertions(+), 24 deletions(-)

diff --git a/src/preproc/eqn/ b/src/preproc/eqn/
index 3c6b482cc..5a94da35a 100644
--- a/src/preproc/eqn/
+++ b/src/preproc/eqn/
@@ -331,17 +331,15 @@ are fundamental keywords of the
 .I eqn
-They can configure an aspect of the preprocessor's state,
-such as by setting a \[lq]global\[rq] font selection or type size
-(as with
-.B gfont
+They can configure an aspect of the preprocessor's state;
+as when setting a \[lq]global\[rq] font selection or type size
+.RB ( gfont
-.B gsize),
-declare or delete macros
-(as with
-.B define
+.BR gsize ),
+or declaring or deleting macros
+.RB ( define
-.B undefine);
+.BR undefine );
 these are termed
 .I commands.
@@ -392,9 +390,10 @@ adjusting the spacing between them accordingly.
 Recognized types are as follows.
+.RS 2n \" we need quite a bit of space for this table
-lf(CR) l.
+Lf(CR) Lx.
 ordinary       T{
 an ordinary character such as \[lq]1\[rq] or
 .RI \[lq] x \[rq]
@@ -406,14 +405,15 @@ a large operator such as
 .rm Su
-binary a binary operator such as \[lq]\[pl]\[rq]
-relation       a relation such as \[lq]=\[rq]
-opening        an opening bracket such as \[lq](\[rq]
-closing        a closing bracket such as \[lq])\[rq]
-punctuation    a punctuation character such as \[lq],\[rq]
-inner  a sub-formula contained within brackets
-suppress       a type without automatic spacing adjustment
+binary binary operator such as \[lq]\[pl]\[rq]
+relation       relation such as \[lq]=\[rq]
+opening        opening bracket such as \[lq](\[rq]
+closing        closing bracket such as \[lq])\[rq]
+punctuation    punctuation character such as \[lq],\[rq]
+inner  sub-formula contained within brackets
+suppress       component to which automatic spacing is not applied
@@ -985,16 +985,16 @@ They have no effect when generating MathML mode,
 which pushes typesetting and fine motions downstream to a MathML
 rendering engine.
-These parameters can be set using the
+Configure these parameters with the
 .B set
 .BI set\~ "p n"
-This sets
 .RI parameter\~ p
 .RI value\~ n ,
 .IR n \~is
@@ -1019,12 +1019,11 @@ should assume an x\~height of 0.45\~ems.
-Possible parameters are as follows.
+Available parameters are as follows.
 Values are in units of hundredths of an em unless otherwise stated.
-These descriptions are intended to be expository rather than
+We intend these descriptions to be expository rather than rigorous.

reply via email to

[Prev in Thread] Current Thread [Next in Thread]