[TUHS] TROFF made trivial
leah at vuxu.org
Tue Nov 21 19:15:21 AEST 2017
Will Senn <will.senn at gmail.com> writes:
> On 11/20/17 4:00 PM, Warner Losh wrote:
>> On Mon, Nov 20, 2017 at 2:55 PM, Leah Neukirchen <leah at vuxu.org
>> <mailto:leah at vuxu.org>> wrote:
>> I found this paper by bwk referenced in the Unix manpages,
>> in v4 as: TROFF Made Trivial (unpublished),
>> in v5 as: TROFF Made Trivial (internal memorandom),
>> also in the v6 "Unix Reading List",
>> but not anymore in v7.
>> Anyone have a copy or a scan?
>> Or is this some subtle in-joke they got tired of explaining :)
> Is it what became known as "A TROFF Tutorial" in Volume 2 of the v7
> manual and was available as early as October 11, 1976 as referenced by
> Ossana in NROFF⁄TROFF User’s Manual as:
>  B. W. Kernighan, A TROFF Tutorial, Bell Laboratories internal
Ah, very good, thank you. I have a copy of Volume 2.
I guess the original title was deemed inapplicable. :)
Leah Neukirchen <leah at vuxu.org> http://leah.zone
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