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[groff] 29/38: groff(1): Revise Preprocessors subsection.

From: G. Branden Robinson
Subject: [groff] 29/38: groff(1): Revise Preprocessors subsection.
Date: Fri, 2 Sep 2022 19:56:33 -0400 (EDT)

gbranden pushed a commit to branch master
in repository groff.

commit 455b3605174f5de6757002ce0c0b0517d5b7b0a1
Author: G. Branden Robinson <>
AuthorDate: Thu Sep 1 01:49:07 2022 -0500

    groff(1): Revise Preprocessors subsection.
 src/roff/groff/ | 79 +++++++++++++++++++++-------------------------
 1 file changed, 36 insertions(+), 43 deletions(-)

diff --git a/src/roff/groff/ b/src/roff/groff/
index 44fc97bbd..8c761a532 100644
--- a/src/roff/groff/
+++ b/src/roff/groff/
@@ -906,8 +906,7 @@ are detailed in
 .SS Preprocessors
 .\" ====================================================================
-A preprocessor is an interpreter of a domain-specific language that
+A preprocessor interprets a domain-specific language that produces
 .I roff
 language output.
@@ -931,51 +930,45 @@ these routinely have extended features and/or require GNU
 .I troff \" GNU
 to format their output.
-Preprocessors distributed with GNU
-.I roff
 . 10v
-.MR @g@eqn @MAN1EXT@
-for mathematical formulae,
-.MR @g@grn @MAN1EXT@
-for pictures in
+Li Lx.
+@g@tbl$lays out tables;
+@g@eqn$typesets mathematics;
+@g@pic$draws diagrams;
+@g@refer$processes bibliographic references;
+@g@soelim$preprocesses \[lq]sourced\[rq] input files;
 .MR gremlin 1
-.MR @g@pic @MAN1EXT@
-for diagrams,
-.MR @g@chem @MAN1EXT@
-for chemical structure diagrams,
-.MR @g@refer @MAN1EXT@
-for bibliographic references,
-.MR @g@soelim @MAN1EXT@
-to preprocess files included with
-.I roff \" language
-.B .so
+draws chemical structural formul\[ae]
+.IR pic ; \" generic
+.I groff
+registers and strings using
+.MR perl 1 ;
+.I LilyPond
+sheet music;
-.MR @g@tbl @MAN1EXT@
-for tables.
+eases Mandarin Chinese input using Hanyu Pinyin.

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