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Re: [Groff] grog and mom.

From: Peter Schaffter
Subject: Re: [Groff] grog and mom.
Date: Fri, 7 Jun 2002 20:20:48 -0400
User-agent: Mutt/1.3.28i

Bernd --

On Thu, Jun 06, 2002, Bernd Warken wrote:
> > I'd prefer, if possible, to avoid requiring groff primitives in mom
> > documents. 
> That's too holy athinking.  No macro package can meet all users' needs.
> So you will find out that the pure `om' documents are pestered with
> primitive macro programming - that's life; and even, that adds life.

I agree completely.  I'm afraid I expressed myself badly.  What I meant
was that I'd like to avoid the situation where _newcomers_ to groff
trying out mom have to rely on primitives in order to get mom to
perform, especially at the top of files.  It's the newbie psychology
I'm concerned with here.

Peter Schaffter
31, Curé-André-Préseault
Appt. 22
Gatineau (Québec)

A confirmed GNU/Linuxer. Sorry, I don't do Windows.

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