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Subject: mandoc: Improve the HISTORY and AUTHORS sections, using information
Date: Wed, 28 Oct 2020 10:32:08 -0500 (EST)	[thread overview]
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Improve the HISTORY and AUTHORS sections, using information 
received from Douglas McIlroy in private mail:

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Revision Data
Index: man.7
RCS file: /home/cvs/mandoc/mandoc/man.7,v
retrieving revision 1.146
retrieving revision 1.147
diff -Lman.7 -Lman.7 -u -p -r1.146 -r1.147
--- man.7
+++ man.7
@@ -612,21 +612,32 @@ The
 language first appeared as a macro package for the roff typesetting
 system in
 .At v7 .
-It was later rewritten by
+The stand-alone implementation that is part of the
+.Xr mandoc 1
+utility first appeared in
+.Ox 4.6 .
+.An -nosplit
+.An Douglas McIlroy Aq Mt
+designed and implemented the original version of these macros,
+wrote the original version of this manual page,
+and was the first to use them when he edited volume 1 of the
+.At v7
+manual pages.
 .An James Clark
-as a macro package for groff.
+later rewrote the macros for groff.
 .An Eric S. Raymond Aq Mt
 .An Werner Lemberg Aq Mt
-wrote the extended
+added the extended
-macros for groff in 2007.
-The stand-alone implementation that is part of the
+macros to groff in 2007.
 .Xr mandoc 1
-utility written by Kristaps Dzonsons appeared in
-.Ox 4.6 .
+program and this
-reference was written by
+reference were written by
 .An Kristaps Dzonsons Aq Mt .
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