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Re: [groff] 01/08: mdoc: Accept mixed-case section headings.

From: Steffen Nurpmeso
Subject: Re: [groff] 01/08: mdoc: Accept mixed-case section headings.
Date: Tue, 15 Sep 2020 13:59:04 +0200
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G. Branden Robinson wrote in
 |commit 0438b1b905ebe9ac5fc678af06db911d25c3a030
 |Author: G. Branden Robinson <>
 |AuthorDate: Mon Sep 14 21:18:02 2020 +1000
 |    mdoc: Accept mixed-case section headings.
 |    * tmac/mdoc/doc-common-u (doc-prepare-section-heading): New macro
 |      defines new string doc-sec-head to anable recognition of mixed-case
 |      section headings in mdoc man pages.  For example, "Name" and
 |      "Description" are now recognized in addition to "NAME" and
 |      "DESCRIPTION".

Just out of interest: why do you change an omnipresent idiom that
is in use for standard section headers in Unix manual pages since
at least fourty years?  This commit changes the world and will
affect the generations of programmers to come, shall they
experience it.  I mean, it is ok, why not, it only strives me as
mysterious.  And i think i will unsubscribe now, shall i ever find
time for my groff clone, .. i do not know.  Not that it matters


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|der holt sich munter           he cheerfully and one by one
|einen nach dem anderen runter  wa.ks himself off
|(By Robert Gernhardt)

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