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Re: [DRAFT] Revised groff ms manual for review

From: Tadziu Hoffmann
Subject: Re: [DRAFT] Revised groff ms manual for review
Date: Sun, 8 Nov 2020 13:02:08 +0100
User-agent: Mutt/1.11.4 (2019-03-13)

> When you say points are '(about 1/72")', it probably
> doesn't hurt to go the extra mile (!) in precision and
> say '(1/72.27")'. It's shorter (no need for 'about')
> and more correct.

Historically, the size of the point varied from region
to region.  TeX uses 1/72.27 inches for its point, but
as far as I know, groff uses the Postscript point,
which is 1/72 inches exactly.

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