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RS/RE and (relative) inset (was: RS/RE and paragraphing macros)

From: Alex Colomar
Subject: RS/RE and (relative) inset (was: RS/RE and paragraphing macros)
Date: Tue, 21 Feb 2023 00:37:55 +0100
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Hi Branden,

On 2/20/23 07:10, G. Branden Robinson wrote:

Okay, so now it makes sense.  There's indentation and left margin, and
they're different things (still weird that the amount of movement(?)
of the left margin is also called indentation (.RS [indentation])).

That's such a good point that I pushed a fix for it.

I'm not convinced about this change:

@@ -1976,7 +1978,7 @@ or
 or its synonyms is called;
 these clear the indentation entirely.
-Relative insets created by
+Insets created by
 .B .RS
 move the left margin and persist until
 .BR .RS ,

RS insets are relative (to other RS), aren't they? They specify the left-margin inset relative to the current left margin (rather than absolute to the terminal 1st column, or equivalent for other devices). I don't think removing relative was a good choice, was it?



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