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Re: [groff] [patch] do not strip mdoc macros

From: Ralph Corderoy
Subject: Re: [groff] [patch] do not strip mdoc macros
Date: Fri, 15 Mar 2019 00:12:29 +0000

Hi Colin,

> It would follow from Bjarni's argument, if accepted, that it is
> objectively correct (a strong claim!) to install programs in scripting
> languages on user systems only after first stripping comments from
> them (or perhaps even only after also running them through a compiler,
> where available).

But sed, awk, perl, python, ... lex and parse once into an AST or
bytecode, removing the recurring cost of comments, etc. that impact
groff.  So I don't think it's an even comparison.

Cheers, Ralph.

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