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Re: tbl(1) minor issues

From: Alejandro Colomar (man-pages)
Subject: Re: tbl(1) minor issues
Date: Sun, 24 Jul 2022 14:19:58 +0200
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Hi Dave,

On 7/23/22 16:58, Dave Kemper wrote:
On 7/23/22, G. Branden Robinson <> wrote:
That's _still_ too general a claim, but it
will take me some time to find a way to articulate it well.

No need; we don't have to document our personal punctuation principles
here.  We've resolved this tbl man-page issue (pending Alex's input,

Oh yeah, I like Branden's fix (I'm not entirely convinced by the removal of "Some of these options require a parenthesized argument", in exchange for an implicit mention in the new sentence, but I can live with it).

but the proposed fix does address his initial objection) and that's
what matters.  Discussions on general style philosophies can wait till
our next Punctuation Pedants meeting.  (The flyer for it is being held
up while a subcommittee debates whether the guest speaker should be
billed as "Dr Walker" or "Dr. Walker".)



Alejandro Colomar
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