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bug #55954: [PATCH] make doc/groff.texi and man/groff.7.man state that certain spaces are nonbreaking

Submitted by:  Dave <barx>
Submitted on:  Tue 19 Mar 2019 04:37:37 PM UTC  
 
Category:  Core Severity:  3 - Normal
Item Group:  Documentation Status:  None
Privacy:  Public Assigned to:  None
Open/Closed:  Open Planned Release:  None

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Tue 19 Mar 2019 04:37:37 PM UTC, original submission:  

(originally posted to the groff email list: http://lists.gnu.org/archive/html/groff/2019-02/msg00106.html)

The fixed-width space characters \0, \|, and \^ are all nonbreaking, but the documentation does not say so.

A possible patch to remedy this is attached.  Perhaps only the groff.texi part of the patch should be applied; groff.7.man isn't meant to be a comprehensive reference, and this level of detail may add unnecessary clutter.

Dave <barx>

 

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file #46579:  breakable_space.patch added by barx (2KiB - text/x-patch)

 

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