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Re: [Groff] man pages for macro packages

From: Werner LEMBERG
Subject: Re: [Groff] man pages for macro packages
Date: Fri, 30 Nov 2001 00:02:49 +0100 (CET)

> Hm. In days of old, when *roff'ers were bold, all the macro packages
> started with 'm'. Thus we had man(7), ms(7), etc. Why not stick with
> what was once established practice & call the macro manpage
> mgutenberg(7)? (Presumably, you would use groff -mgutenberg yadda
> right?) That would leave gutenberg(7) free for describing the
> project.

Ugly, ugly.  As you certainly know, both `man' and `ms' are command
line tricks; in reality, the macro files have been called `'
and `tmac.s' in old UNIX days.  Bernd was right in pointing out that
`mwww.tmac' is a bad idea.


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