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Re: [Groff] [heirloom]

From: Ingo Schwarze
Subject: Re: [Groff] [heirloom]
Date: Mon, 8 Dec 2014 19:04:19 +0100
User-agent: Mutt/1.5.21 (2010-09-15)

Hi Ralph,

Ralph Corderoy wrote on Mon, Dec 08, 2014 at 05:53:31PM +0000:
> Carsten wrote:
>> someone wrote:

>>> \(lqABC\(rq
>>> doesn't put double quotes around ABC like groff and Neatroff do.

>> This is a groffism :)

> `info groff' has this under node `Predefined man strings' suggesting
> it's with -man only, but it works all the time?

No.  `Predefined man strings' talks about \*(lq.

You are confusing character escape sequences \[...]
and user-defined strings \*[...].


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