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bug #62627: [www] resets indentation after displays inside lists incorrectly

Submitter:  G. Branden Robinson <gbranden>
Submitted:  Wed 15 Jun 2022 08:11:14 AM UTC
Category:  Macro package - others/general Severity:  3 - Normal
Item Group:  Incorrect behaviour Status:  None
Privacy:  Public Assigned to:  None
Open/Closed:  Open Planned Release:  None
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Wed 15 Jun 2022 08:11:14 AM UTC, original submission:  

See attached exhibit files.

I run the following commands.

$ nroff -ms EXPERIMENTS/indented-display.ms >| id1.txt
$ nroff -ms -mwww EXPERIMENTS/indented-display.www.ms >| id2.txt
$ diff -u id[12].txt
--- id1.txt     2022-06-15 03:07:30.619926921 -0500
+++ id2.txt     2022-06-15 03:07:32.855914452 -0500
@@ -8,9 +8,9 @@

 •  Here is a bulleted list.  This is list item 1.

-     This is an indented display.
+  This is an indented display.

-   Here is more of list item 1.
+Here is more of list item 1.

 •  This is list item 2.

The amount of display indentation should be relative to the existing indentation, not absolute.

This may have something to do with ULS/ULE not being documented.

They got used in doc/webpage.ms nevertheless, which is how this discrepancy came to my attention (when I tried to convert low-level .nf/.in/.fi mucking about with idiomatic '.DS I'/.DE usage).

G. Branden Robinson <gbranden>
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file #53299:  indented-display.ms added by gbranden (230B - text/x-troff-ms)
file #53300:  indented-display.www.ms added by gbranden (239B - text/x-troff-ms)


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    2022-06-15 gbranden Attached File- Added indented-display.ms, #53299
        Attached File- Added indented-display.www.ms, #53300

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