Subject: Re: groff-1.19 imported
To: Thomas Klausner <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Greg A. Woods <email@example.com>
Date: 07/01/2003 13:20:54
[ On Tuesday, July 1, 2003 at 12:06:22 (+0200), Thomas Klausner wrote: ]
> Subject: groff-1.19 imported
Very nice! Thanks!
> o The mdoc package has been completely rewritten, using the full power of
> GNU troff to remove limitations of Unix troff (which is no longer
It would be nice if NetBSD somehow still supported the original AT&T
troff compatible mdoc macros so that those of us using NetBSD as a
development platform could more easily maintain compatability for our
Ideally NetBSD would support this natively, though if that seems too
difficult then perhaps we can create a package for the old macros.
(and of course I mean the really ancient original macros, not the
modified ones NetBSD has provided until now :-)
> SGR output has been disabled in tmac/troffrc.
Thank you! :-)
BTW, have you ever considered migrating to the fully internationalized
Plan-9 troff now that it appears to be available under a very BSD-like
license? I started looking at porting it to NetBSD but I need to get a
lot more familiar with the Plan-9 UTF support.
Greg A. Woods
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