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Re: [Groff] fractional point sizes with -ms

From: Werner LEMBERG
Subject: Re: [Groff] fractional point sizes with -ms
Date: Wed, 07 Jan 2004 22:00:50 +0100 (CET)

> I very much like Werner's suggestion for fractional point sizes in
> -ms.  I have made posters for meetings, and never gone above 72
> points. I would suggest that the break size be 360 points == 5
> inches == 12.7 cm, as being easier to remember in other units--360
> is easy to remember on its own, as well.

I basically don't object, albeit this value appears rather artificial
to me.  Are there more opinions?

> An alternative (which would suit me, though perhaps few others)
> would be to adopt a "UCSD localism", in use here since about 1980,
> namely to define a PZ macro, such that
> .PZ nn
> sets the point size, with the fractional points done using values
> above the threshold as Werner proposes.  This would be completely
> backwards-compatible,

This doesn't solve the problem of specifying the document size on the
command line (as given with the `-rPS=...' option).


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