Subject: Re: CVS commit: src/lib/libc/gen
To: None <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: M. Warner Losh <email@example.com>
Date: 11/23/2003 09:52:58
In message: <E498BA74-1D8A-11D8-BE48-000A957650EC@wasabisystems.com>
Jason Thorpe <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
: On Nov 22, 2003, at 11:27 PM, John Hawkinson wrote:
: > You really need to put this in our style guide (and get
: > core/technical-exec buyoff) if you want developers to
: > enforce it.
: IIRC, "new sentence, new line" has always been a requirement for *roff
: to process text correctly.
That's what I was told when I asked why FreeBSD enforced such a rule.
Maybe things have changed in roff-land since then...