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Re: Learning troff - where to start?

From: James K. Lowden
Subject: Re: Learning troff - where to start?
Date: Wed, 14 Oct 2020 12:08:51 -0400

On Wed, 14 Oct 2020 11:13:39 -0400
Federico Lucifredi <> wrote:

> >  For man pages, what you need is knowledge of the man macro package,
> >  originally written by James Clark [...]
> I removed the ?originally? bit, which I believe corrects the flaw (if
> I am reading you correctly). 

If I may, why not just strike the whole phrase?  For your purpose, does
it matter who wrote the man macros?  That information is easily
obtained directly from the groff documentation.  

groff is written in C++, designed by Bjarne Stroustrup of Bell Labs ....


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