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Re: man pages and tbl

Subject: Re: man pages and tbl
From: Thomas Dickey
Date: Mon, 15 Jan 2007 08:55:29 -0500 EST
On Mon, 15 Jan 2007, Pavel Tsekov wrote:

> On Sun, 14 Jan 2007, Werner LEMBERG wrote:

> Some time ago I was investigating the internal viewer code
> which deals with man pages. I asked myself the same question
> and if I remember correctly I found that invoking "tbl" is not
> necessary since most processors already invoke it or something

I recall some comment to the effect that one or more of the *BSD's
(such as OpenBSD) do not invoke tbl automatically.

Thomas E. Dickey
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