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Re: [Groff] won't work with old tbl(1) incarnations (1.19

From: Steffen Nurpmeso
Subject: Re: [Groff] won't work with old tbl(1) incarnations (1.19.2 in particular)
Date: Fri, 14 Nov 2014 15:14:35 +0100
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Hallo Werner,

Werner LEMBERG <address@hidden> wrote:
 |> imho that is really annoying since some systems which never
 |> updated from 1.19.2 because of licensing reasons and have not yet
 |> moved to mandoc(1) are not capable to display the manual
 |> correctly via man(1) out of the box.
 |> And it is completely unnecessary since it seems Werner has
 |> designed the new behaviour in a way that makes transition
 |> painlessly possible, which i have done in the attached patch.
 |Please submit this to the bug tracker.

I will once i have completely synced to v1.22.3 (yet just enough
for mdocmx, which lies around and wait for something that doesn't
happen), maybe more files would benefit from such a massage.


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