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[bug #61477] [tbl] "nowarn" should suppress "table row will not fit warn

From: G. Branden Robinson
Subject: [bug #61477] [tbl] "nowarn" should suppress "table row will not fit warning" as well
Date: Sat, 20 Nov 2021 05:23:03 -0500 (EST)
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Follow-up Comment #3, bug #61477 (project groff):

[comment #2 comment #2:]
> [comment #0 original submission:]
> > The tbl "nowarn" option within a .TS/.TE region disables 3 of the 4
possible warnings that can be emitted when *roff formats the table.  These 3
all have to do with potential horizontal truncation or ugliness of the table.
> > 
> > The fourth has to do with _vertical_ truncation or ugliness, and is
> > 
> > Should the semantics of "nowarn" be broadened to cover this last type of
> >
>   Not now, new information should not be hidden form users.

"New" relative to what?  All of these warnings are quite old.

The three already affected date to 2013 at the latest, and the one I propose
to affect dates to 1993.

Further, I reason that when we name an option "nowarn" and tell people it
disables warnings, it should do so within its domain of application
(tbl(1)-generated *roff code).


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