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Re: [Groff] .IP quoting incompatibility

From: Werner LEMBERG
Subject: Re: [Groff] .IP quoting incompatibility
Date: Thu, 14 Jun 2001 08:34:34 +0200 (CEST)

> > Sigh.  It's a not a bug in GNU troff, I think.
> Well, it's an incompatibility then.  It seems to involve argument
> substitution inside quoted strings.  Consider the following:
>       .de XX
>       \\$1
>       ..
>       .de YY
>       .XX "\\$1"
>       ..
>       .YY "$"""""

Aah, I haven't thought of that!  Ralph, what does your troff produce?
It seems that this is indeed a bug (more or less) in groff because
arguments always have to be handled with literal textual substitution.


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