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From: "Anthony J. Bentley" <>
To: Ingo Schwarze <>
Subject: Re: Improper formatting of table with T&
Date: Wed, 07 Apr 2021 03:34:51 -0600	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <5874-1617788091.947869@oByY.CQsf.WdU3> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <>

Hi Ingo,

Ingo Schwarze writes:
> I consider this line a bug in groff; it should be
>   +========+=============+===========+=======================+
> like with mandoc.
> ...
> If you actually wanted "+--------+------ ...", you would have
> to specify
>   letter & short for & example & meaning
>   -
> i.e. a dash rather than an equal sign after the header data.
> Do you agree?

Hm, I guess so. I'm not intimately familiar with all the tbl formatting
options though.

> So, here is a candidate patch.  When looking for the last layout row
> used, we need to look at the layout row used for the previous data line
> containing data, not at the previous data line outright, which might be
> a horizontal ruler (as it is in this case).  If it is, do not restart
> from the first layout row but still proceed to the next data row, which
> in this case was just read from T&.
> Does it work for you?

Yes, and thanks for the analysis. 

> If so, is it currently OK to commit to OpenBSD, or is there something
> i should pay attention to, such as release preparations or anything
> else that might be relevant?

No lock yet, although it's probably happening soon. Feel free to commit
this with my ok.

Anthony J. Bentley
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      parent reply	other threads:[~2021-04-07  9:35 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 4+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2021-03-06  4:54 Anthony J. Bentley
2021-03-28 20:36 ` Ingo Schwarze
2021-03-29  0:33   ` Ingo Schwarze
2021-04-07  9:34   ` Anthony J. Bentley [this message]

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