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What's a vee? (was: mm(7) DT string and super/subscripts)

From: G. Branden Robinson
Subject: What's a vee? (was: mm(7) DT string and super/subscripts)
Date: Sat, 14 Aug 2021 00:36:20 +1000
User-agent: NeoMutt/20180716

Hi, Nate!

At 2021-08-09T14:38:20-0500, Nate Bargmann wrote:
> I see the file in Git HEAD now states:
>        \u     Move upward ½ vee (½ line in nroff).
> May I ask what a 'vee' is as I don't see it defined in that page.
> Is it related to this:
>               v         Vertical line space in basic units
> If so, then it might be useful to add '(vee)' at the end of the
> statement.

Precisely so.  The presentation of "vee" is an omission.  It will
probably appear in the next push.

> If nothing else, you made me read the page more closely!  :-O
> Please do understand that I am still learning.  Most of my TROFF work
> so far as been cargo cult!

No worries.  I am constantly learning new things myself.


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