* mandoc: Stop unconditionally emitting vertical space before .TS (table
@ 2022-08-28 9:57 schwarze
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From: schwarze @ 2022-08-28 9:57 UTC (permalink / raw)
Stop unconditionally emitting vertical space before .TS (table start).
Same change as in groff commit 7ec36dc9 Jul 30 2022 gbranden@
For more details, see https://savannah.gnu.org/bugs/index.php?62841
This change makes sense because:
* It improves the formatting of more pages than it degrades.
* Existing manual pages are wildly inconsistent in which behaviour they
expect: apparently few manual page authors understood the old rules.
* It simplifies the rules of how .TS behaves in man(7)
and makes them more similar to how it behaves in mdoc(7).
* It improves flexibility, making it possible for a table to immediately
follow preceding text without a blank line, which some existing pages
want to use, for example XCreateWindow(3).
RCS file: /home/cvs/mandoc/mandoc/man_term.c,v
retrieving revision 1.240
retrieving revision 1.241
diff -Lman_term.c -Lman_term.c -u -p -r1.240 -r1.241
@@ -951,7 +951,7 @@ print_man_node(DECL_ARGS)
if (p->tbl.cols == NULL)
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