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Re: [Groff] Nesting macro calls in mdoc

From: Werner LEMBERG
Subject: Re: [Groff] Nesting macro calls in mdoc
Date: Sat, 10 Aug 2002 01:30:15 +0200 (CEST)

> >      Note that a macro takes effect up to the next nested macro.  For
> >      example, `.Ic foo Aq bar' doesn't produce `foo <bar>' (in bold
> >      face) but `foo <bar>' (where only `foo' is in bold face).
> >      Consequently, a warning message is emitted for most commands if
> >      the first argument is a macro itself since it cancels the effect
> >      of the calling command completely.  Another consequence is that
> >      quoting macros never insert literal quotes; `foo <bar>' (in bold
> >      face) has been produced by `.Ic "foo <bar>"'.
> > 
> Nice, I even forgot we have this is the manpage.  :-)

Well, this is an error which isn't obvious to most users.

> I have something to submit to mdoc(7) soon; new *BSD releases, new
> (old) standards, etc., BTW.

As usual, please send it to me for incorporation.


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