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Re: [groff] Regularize (sub)section cross references.

From: James K. Lowden
Subject: Re: [groff] Regularize (sub)section cross references.
Date: Mon, 17 Dec 2018 10:48:13 -0500

On Mon, 17 Dec 2018 07:25:00 +1100
John Gardner <address@hidden> wrote:

> Plus it's easier to search for a section name if you know in advance
> it'll always be in uppercase

True then and true now.  Look at the bash manual.  EXPANSION is a
section; Brace Expansion a subsection.  Looking for "expansion"
insensitive to case is tedious:

$ man bash | tr \  \\n | grep -ci expansion
man: Formatting manual page...

The bash manual may be the single best object lesson in why less(1) is
a good viewer, convenient in many ways, but suboptimal because it gives
the user no structural document navigation.  


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