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[groff] 17/32: groff_me(7): Fix content nits.

From: G. Branden Robinson
Subject: [groff] 17/32: groff_me(7): Fix content nits.
Date: Wed, 30 Nov 2022 07:26:03 -0500 (EST)

gbranden pushed a commit to branch master
in repository groff.

commit 3a27d71cc524d9222f7b710cc26ad81ee7168814
Author: G. Branden Robinson <>
AuthorDate: Tue Nov 29 05:18:27 2022 -0600

    groff_me(7): Fix content nits.
    * Recast to avoid confusing use of word "unsafe"; in groff documentation
      we use this term to refer to matters of untrusted input.  That is not
      what is meant here.
    * Recast to cease abuse of term "namespace".
 tmac/ | 13 +++++++++----
 1 file changed, 9 insertions(+), 4 deletions(-)

diff --git a/tmac/ b/tmac/
index d0ad3d569..8b0e0d834 100644
--- a/tmac/
+++ b/tmac/
@@ -93,7 +93,8 @@ formatter as well as those descended from AT&T
-Some formatter requests are unsafe in conjunction with this package;
+Some formatter requests affect page layout unpredictably when used in
+conjunction with this package;
 the following may be used with impunity after the first call to a
 paragraphing macro like
@@ -469,12 +470,16 @@ is a wrapper enabling the package to be loaded with
 .I roff
-macro packages limited themselves to a single-letter namespace
-.RI ( mm ,
+macro packages often limited their names to a single letter,
+which followed the formatter's
+.B m
+flag letter,
+resulting in
+.IR mm ,
 .IR ms ,
 .IR mv ,
 .IR mn ,
-and so on).
+and so on.
 .\" 'When I started writing the -me macros it began as something in my
 .\" private tree (I don't remember what I called it).  Then some other

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