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Re: adjustment and hyphenation in mdoc(7) pages

From: G. Branden Robinson
Subject: Re: adjustment and hyphenation in mdoc(7) pages
Date: Fri, 24 Mar 2023 09:38:56 -0500

At 2023-03-24T14:08:49+0100, Alejandro Colomar wrote:
> > \% is desperately underused, despite being as portable as anything
> > is in *roff.  Learn it, live it, love it!
> While I could even buy you that \% might not be a good default for
> man(7)'s .B and .I, you can't buy that \% is not _always_ wanted in
> mdoc(7)'s .Fn.  I can't imagine why you would want to break a word
> in a function prototype.  The same as .MR implies \%, I think .Fn
> also should.

Good point.  Probably at some point an audit of mdoc(7)'s extensive
macro repertoire should be undertaken for this precise question.  I get
the feeling it's never been done...

I invite you to file a wishlist bug for that one.  ;-)


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