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Re: [Groff] -me and macroses

From: Bernd Warken
Subject: Re: [Groff] -me and macroses
Date: Fri, 7 Dec 2001 14:24:05 +0100
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On Fri, Dec 07, 2001 at 08:02:20AM +0100, Werner LEMBERG wrote:
> >   If not, it assumes this is a macro call of a macro called `m'
> >   taking a single argument `a'.
> > 
> >   So groff treats `\*[m a]' like `.m a' but without the enclosing
> >   spaces.
> Your idea sounds reasonable.  Patches welcome,
> > The trailing space can be removed by appending `\c' using `am1'.
> > The preceding space might be a problem.  Maybe there should be an
> > escape similar to `\c' that eats one element from the output queue.
> I don't exactly understand what you mean here.  Please give examples.
With this proposal, I tried to implement the feature above without
having to attack the input parser.  Maybe it will not become necessary.

Bernd Warken

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