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[groff] 16/21: doc/ XXX

From: G. Branden Robinson
Subject: [groff] 16/21: doc/ XXX
Date: Fri, 18 Nov 2022 13:47:53 -0500 (EST)

gbranden pushed a commit to branch master
in repository groff.

commit 1374801c3818067e33cb1970e3ed613c03831750
Author: G. Branden Robinson <>
AuthorDate: Fri Nov 18 00:24:25 2022 -0600

    doc/ XXX
 doc/ | 25 ++++++++++++-------------
 1 file changed, 12 insertions(+), 13 deletions(-)

diff --git a/doc/ b/doc/
index b80609293..5c5079b84 100644
--- a/doc/
+++ b/doc/
@@ -94,11 +94,6 @@
 Eric P. Allman
-Project INGRES
-Electronics Research Laboratory
-University of California, Berkeley
-Berkeley, California  94720
-.sp 2
 .i "Adapted for \fR\*(UG\fP by James Clark and G.\& Branden Robinson"
 .ce 0
 .sp 4
@@ -196,13 +191,17 @@ but should not be changed.
 Macros with names of the form
 .b $ \c
 .bi x
-are called internally by \*(ME
+.i hooks,
+called internally by \*(ME,
 and can be redefined
 to alter their function.
 This may be a sensitive operation;
 look at the macro definition in the
 .i e.tmac
 file before changing it.
+If you don't require a given hook,
+(re)define it as empty instead of removing it.
 Objects in \*(ME
 follow a rigid naming convention.
@@ -225,6 +224,9 @@ and avoid names starting with
 The names employed
 by any preprocessors in use
 should also not be repurposed.
+.\" dead-tree pagination 8v
 .sh 1 "Paragraphing"
 .b .lp
@@ -495,10 +497,8 @@ times\~\c
 .i B
 .i n
-.i hook
-normally undefined,
+This hook macro,
+normally empty,
 is called automatically
 .b .sh
@@ -2414,12 +2414,11 @@ and a square \(sq labels \*G extensions.
 \e\(ti F\(sc\(sq       unbreakable word space
 .if n .)c
+.ds $H \" empty
 .\" If we add material after this point, leave multi-column mode.  But
 .\" don't do so if there is no further content, because if one column is
-.\" already full, `1c` will produce an unnecessary empty page with the
-.\" `$H` table header.
+.\" already full, `1c` will produce an unnecessary empty page.
 .\"if t .1c
-.rm $H
 .\" Local Variables:
 .\" mode: nroff
 .\" End:

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