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* mandoc: The non-standard .EX/.EE macro pair was invented for Version 9 
@ 2019-07-09  3:47 schwarze
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From: schwarze @ 2019-07-09  3:47 UTC (permalink / raw)
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Log Message:
-----------
The non-standard .EX/.EE macro pair was invented for Version 9 AT&T UNIX 
and only got adopted by GNU two decades later.
Thanks to Doug McIlroy <doug at cs dot dartmouth dot edu>
for pointing out the error.

Modified Files:
--------------
    mandoc:
        man.7

Revision Data
-------------
Index: man.7
===================================================================
RCS file: /home/cvs/mandoc/mandoc/man.7,v
retrieving revision 1.143
retrieving revision 1.144
diff -Lman.7 -Lman.7 -u -p -r1.143 -r1.144
--- man.7
+++ man.7
@@ -160,7 +160,9 @@ This has no effect unless the tabulator 
 .Ic ta
 request.
 .It Ic EE
-This is a non-standard GNU extension.
+This is a non-standard Version 9
+.At
+extension later adopted by GNU.
 In
 .Xr mandoc 1 ,
 it does the same as the
@@ -168,7 +170,9 @@ it does the same as the
 .Ic fi
 request (switch to fill mode).
 .It Ic EX
-This is a non-standard GNU extension.
+This is a non-standard Version 9
+.At
+extension later adopted by GNU.
 In
 .Xr mandoc 1 ,
 it does the same as the
@@ -496,8 +500,8 @@ The syntax is as follows:
 .It Ic BI  Ta    n         Ta    current   Ta    \&
 .It Ic BR  Ta    n         Ta    current   Ta    \&
 .It Ic DT  Ta    0         Ta    current   Ta    \&
-.It Ic EE  Ta    0         Ta    current   Ta    GNU
-.It Ic EX  Ta    0         Ta    current   Ta    GNU
+.It Ic EE  Ta    0         Ta    current   Ta    Version 9 At
+.It Ic EX  Ta    0         Ta    current   Ta    Version 9 At
 .It Ic I   Ta    n         Ta    next-line Ta    \&
 .It Ic IB  Ta    n         Ta    current   Ta    \&
 .It Ic IR  Ta    n         Ta    current   Ta    \&
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