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Re: [groff] 01/08: mdoc: Accept mixed-case section headings.

From: Ingo Schwarze
Subject: Re: [groff] 01/08: mdoc: Accept mixed-case section headings.
Date: Tue, 15 Sep 2020 15:35:05 +0200
User-agent: Mutt/1.12.2 (2019-09-21)

Hi Steffen,

Steffen Nurpmeso wrote on Tue, Sep 15, 2020 at 01:59:04PM +0200:

> Just out of interest: why do you change an omnipresent idiom that
> is in use for standard section headers in Unix manual pages since
> at least fourty years?  This commit changes the world and will
> affect the generations of programmers to come, shall they
> experience it.  I mean, it is ok, why not, it only strives me as
> mysterious.  And i think i will unsubscribe now, shall i ever find
> time for my groff clone, .. i do not know.  Not that it matters
> anyway.

The advantages of "Name" compared to "NAME" for separation of content
and presentation, for typographic quality, and in particular for
accessibility were discussed at length on this list, please consult
the archives.


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