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Re: [Groff] Table Macros

From: Werner LEMBERG
Subject: Re: [Groff] Table Macros
Date: Sat, 03 Dec 2005 09:33:46 +0100 (CET)

> I wrote some groff-macros for tables.

*Very* impressive!  I think that many, many groff users can use this.

>    A table with two columns and two rows (cellcontents in this
>    example are rownumber*columnnumber) is written as:
>       .TBL cols=2 .TR .TD 1*1 .TD 1*2 .TR .TD 2*1 .TD 2*2 .ETB
>    Here we see a difference with HTML tables: at the time the number
>    of columns must be specified explicitly via cols=m (or indirectly
>    via the width-argument, see later).

Hmm, why this restriction?  It looks to me that this can be overcome
(this is a first wild guess based on the work I've done for doc.tmac).

What's the license of your code?  Could I include it as a contributed
package to groff (I would need a copyright assignment)?


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