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Re: [groff] ms footnote weirdness

From: Bob Diertens
Subject: Re: [groff] ms footnote weirdness
Date: Wed, 25 Sep 2002 09:34:13 +0200
User-agent: Mutt/1.3.25i

On Tue, Sep 24, 2002 at 02:48:27PM -0400, Robert D. Goulding wrote:
> Just noted a couple of oddities after installing the latest devel groff.
> I have the following lines in my ms customizations, to get footnotes the
> way I like 'em:
> .nr FPD 0
> .nr FL \n(LL
> .nr FI 0
> But, since installing the latest version, the footnotes are vastly spread
> out from each other.  I reinstalled the stable 1.18, and the problem went
> away.

I have the same problem with mm.
I noticed that after a break and switching to another environment, a
call of a macro that start with a break causes a new break.
Earlier versions did not.
> Another piece of new behaviour in the last couple of days: there always
> seems to be a blank page added on to the end of the ps output.

Also noticed this.
> These behaviours must be the result of very recent patches, since I
> noticed them for the first time in the last couple of days, and I usually
> update groff twice a week (it's a nervous habit/work avoidance strategy!)

It screws up the development of the next release of gpresent.


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