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Re: [Groff] Applications of \c in man pages in the wild [LONG]

From: Ingo Schwarze
Subject: Re: [Groff] Applications of \c in man pages in the wild [LONG]
Date: Mon, 1 May 2017 21:17:19 +0200
User-agent: Mutt/1.6.2 (2016-07-01)

Hi Branden,

G. Branden Robinson wrote on Mon, May 01, 2017 at 12:15:55PM -0400:

> I wish groff could emit its AST itself, though.

That desire feels understandable.  Then again, if you intend to ask
the current implementation whether it wants to help, brace yourself
for an answer that might seem less than enthusiastic.

I'd expect feeback roughly along the lines of:  "Look, i'm an
interpreter, not a lumberjack, so i'm confused why you suddenly
start talking about trees to me."


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