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From: "Anthony J. Bentley" <>
Subject: Implicit Pp in HTML mode
Date: Thu, 13 Jun 2019 01:26:07 -0600	[thread overview]
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It's common in mdoc(7) to leave out a Pp immediately after Sh:

For each operand that names a

When mandoc(1) converts this to HTML, it doesn't add a <p> tag in front.
Although this is not a validation error, it does mean the resulting DOM
is not what's expected.

If you add "p { color: red; }" to the stylesheet, it's immediately clear
that the first paragraph of a section is not and cannot be styled like
the rest, because there's nothing telling the browser that it's a
paragraph in the first place. Because it is semantically a paragraph,
it should be wrapped in <p> in HTML output.

Anthony J. Bentley
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2019-06-13  7:26 Anthony J. Bentley [this message]
2019-09-05 14:59 ` Ingo Schwarze

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