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Re: [TUHS] Re: [TUHS, groff] 1981 edition of AT&T Nroff/Troff User's Man
Re: [TUHS] Re: [TUHS, groff] 1981 edition of AT&T Nroff/Troff User's Manual
Mon, 06 Jun 2022 08:01:05 -0600
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Douglas McIlroy <email@example.com> wrote:
> > https://www.tuhs.org/Archive/Documentation/Manuals/Unix_4.0/Volume_1/C.1.2_NROFF_TROFF_Users_Manual.pdf
> Since PDF didn't exist in 1981, the document is either a scan or the
> result of a recent *roff run on ancient source. If it was made from
> source, it's an impressive testimonial to the longevity and stability
> of troff. Most probably it's a scan, in which case we owe many thanks
> to the public-spirited person who digitized this trove. Was it you,
It's a scan of photocpies I made from original printed documentation.
Matt Gilmore did the scanning; I had the paper on my shelf for ~ 40 years.
It was set on an Autologic APS-5, as one can see on the second page
of the table of contents file.