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[groff] 25/38: NEWS: man(7)'s `TS` no longer adds vertical space.

From: G. Branden Robinson
Subject: [groff] 25/38: NEWS: man(7)'s `TS` no longer adds vertical space.
Date: Fri, 2 Sep 2022 19:56:32 -0400 (EDT)

gbranden pushed a commit to branch master
in repository groff.

commit 24718c2a0f061c3d356954d289ad5177e8d4f77c
Author: G. Branden Robinson <>
AuthorDate: Wed Aug 31 23:35:35 2022 -0500

    NEWS: man(7)'s `TS` no longer adds vertical space.
    Item added per suggestion from Ingo Schwarze; see Savannah #62841.
 ChangeLog | 5 +++++
 NEWS      | 5 +++++
 2 files changed, 10 insertions(+)

diff --git a/ChangeLog b/ChangeLog
index 872beba4b..f4ff70b86 100644
--- a/ChangeLog
+++ b/ChangeLog
@@ -1,3 +1,8 @@
+2022-08-31  G. Branden Robinson <>
+       * NEWS: man(7)'s `TS` no longer adds vertical space.  See commit
+       7ec36dc9b9, 30 July.
 2022-08-28  G. Branden Robinson <>
        * src/preproc/eqn/main.cpp (main): Issue deprecation warning
diff --git a/NEWS b/NEWS
index a2cfb5499..facd8ed90 100644
--- a/NEWS
+++ b/NEWS
@@ -270,6 +270,11 @@ o The an (man) macro package now interprets the value of 
the `HY`
   no longer supported.  The groff command-line option `-rHY=0` continues
   to disable automatic hyphenation of man page text as before.
+o The an (man) macro package's `TS` macro no longer inserts vertical
+  space.  It was not documented to do so, but had since groff 1.18 (July
+  2002).  The page author is free to use paragraphing macros around
+  tables if vertical space is desired.
 o The groff_man(7) man page documenting the groff implementation of the
   an (man) macro package has been split into two pages.  The original
   page remains as a terser reference for experienced users.  A new page,

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