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[groff] 16/35: groff(7): Migrate terminology.

From: G. Branden Robinson
Subject: [groff] 16/35: groff(7): Migrate terminology.
Date: Tue, 21 Jun 2022 14:26:29 -0400 (EDT)

gbranden pushed a commit to branch master
in repository groff.

commit 0f5dcb2861aa4ea587785b23b5a05b7ab699f80c
Author: G. Branden Robinson <>
AuthorDate: Mon Jun 20 11:28:52 2022 -0500

    groff(7): Migrate terminology.
    "escape" -> "escape sequence"
    Also reflect a similarly motivated subsection rename in our Texinfo
 man/ | 5 +++--
 1 file changed, 3 insertions(+), 2 deletions(-)

diff --git a/man/ b/man/
index e1c1e413..2278899c 100644
--- a/man/
+++ b/man/
@@ -3489,7 +3489,7 @@ request).
 The next character identifies the escape's function.
-Escapes vary in length.
+Escape sequences vary in length.
 Some take an argument,
 and of those,
@@ -3515,9 +3515,10 @@ the neutral apostrophe
 is a popular choice and shown in this document.
 Some characters cannot be used as delimiters;
-see section \[lq]Escapes\[rq] in the
+see subsection \[lq]Escape Sequences\[rq] in the
 .I groff
 Texinfo manual for details.
+.\" TODO: Reproduce that material here, as tersely as possible.
 A few escape sequences are idiosyncratic,
 and support both of the foregoing conventions

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