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Re: [Groff] .ss problem

From: Bernd Warken
Subject: Re: [Groff] .ss problem
Date: Thu, 17 May 2001 10:08:53 +0200
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On Wed, May 16, 2001 at 10:15:46PM +0200, Werner LEMBERG wrote:
> Before fixing, a general question.  In Unix troff, .ss is ignored if
> in nroff mode.  Shall GNU troff behave identically if compatibility
> mode is on?  Does it really make sense to `cripple' GNU troff for
> compatibility reasons?
Not ignoring this request shouldn't hurt too much.

OTOH, UNIX troff is inherently crippled, so why bother about a bad
compatibility mode anyway? The standard groff mode, however, can be
as neat as is possible. Maybe more people will realize that groff 
is the better troff mode. 

Bernd Warken <address@hidden>

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