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Re: Reasons to not use quote signs directly?

Guillem Jover <guillem@debian.org> writes:

> Can use B<man>(N) instead of L<man(N)>. Which might be needed anyway
> to reduce the amount of fuzzy strings. The same to using I<> instead
> of the more semantic F<>.

I'd definitely prefer to make L<man(N)> do the right thing instead, since
it would be nice to allow, say, a smart HTML converter to do proper links
between man pages.

> Seems to be really needed, mostly to markup verbatim blocks, otherwise
> the formatting would need to be dropped. :/

What sort of verbatim formatting problems have you run into?

Russ Allbery (rra@debian.org)               <http://www.eyrie.org/~eagle/>

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