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Re: [Groff] me docs

From: Bernd Warken
Subject: Re: [Groff] me docs
Date: Wed, 28 Nov 2001 11:57:03 +0100
User-agent: Mutt/1.2.5i

On Wed, Nov 28, 2001 at 09:13:26AM +0100, Werner LEMBERG wrote:
> [about having .mso me.tmac in a document]
> It seems that the following is necessary in a document to overcome all
> these pitfalls:
>   .if !\n(.g \
>   .  ab This document can be formatted with GNU troff only!
>   .
>   .do mso xxx.tmac
>   .
>   .do if !r some-special-register-of-xxx \
>   .  ab This document needs the groff version of the xxx macro package.

Not sure, abortion is quite nasty ;)  A different proposal.

1) In each groff tmac define a standard register named like in the 
C-include files, e.g. _TMAC_NAME and a internal test against reloading
by checking this register.

2) In a document, use `if groff then mso tmac file'.

Bernd Warken

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