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Re: [Groff] Macro packages

From: Ralph Corderoy
Subject: Re: [Groff] Macro packages
Date: Sat, 22 Sep 2012 19:37:33 +0100

Hi trebol,

> I’m new using groff.  Can anyone tell me a short introduction to the
> ms, mm, me, mom macro packages?  I would like to know the opinion of
> someone who has used these packages for all types of works (math,
> literature, ...).  I’m reading "Unix text processing", "Troff user
> manual" and the gtroff reference in the groff’s info manual; and now I
> would like to start using a macro package.  Can anyone help me?

I haven't the background you're asking for but would suggest that ms is
historically known for being simple to understand and modify to match
one's needs, and these days the more modern mom aims to meet those needs
and has active development.

Cheers, Ralph.

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