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Re: [Groff] Macro "itc" is needed to make escape "\c" useful

From: Ralph Corderoy
Subject: Re: [Groff] Macro "itc" is needed to make escape "\c" useful
Date: Wed, 03 May 2017 11:37:08 +0100


Ingo wrote:
> Given that the man(7) .TP .itc hack got committed to groff
> Of course, i still don't recommend actually using it, because that
> would make your manual page misrender on groff <= 1.22.3, on mandoc <=
> 1.14.1, and on any version of anything else.

This is sad news.  It's an insufficient improvement due to one man's
dislike of inline \f.  It shouldn't be used.  Hopefully groff's
documentation points out in all cases that it's incompatible?

Cheers, Ralph.

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