[TUHS] Who used *ROFF?
clemc at ccc.com
Wed May 16 00:55:24 AEST 2018
The PWB children used -mm I seem to remember that the base system 3 and maybe the original sysv did not include it since troff was not apart. If you pulled from BSD or ditroff; you got it.
Sent from my PDP-7 Running UNIX V0 expect things to be almost but not quite.
> On May 15, 2018, at 10:37 AM, Dan Cross <crossd at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Tue, May 15, 2018 at 10:07 AM, Nemo <cym224 at gmail.com> wrote:
> > On 14/05/2018, Dave Horsfall <dave at horsfall.org> wrote (in part):
> > > I had a boss once who demanded that we learn -mm; for some reason I still
> > > preferred -ms, as it somehow seemed more "natural", and I still use it to
> > > this day (well, when I'm not using the Mac, that is).
> > Why not? The Mac has it: /usr/share/groff/1.19.2/tmac/s.tmac
> I have some vague distant memory of a commercial Unix variant that came with troff and the -mm macros, but without -ms. I can't remember which it was (or if I'm just imagining things). Anyone have any ideas?
> - Dan C.
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