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Re: Man and UTF-8.

Ben Finney <ben+debian@benfinney.id.au> writes:
> Russ Allbery <rra@debian.org> writes:

>> You would have needed to take it up with Joseph Ossanna and Brian
>> Kernighan, since *roff has worked this way since the beginning of the
>> formatting language.

> Note that “blame the makers of groff” is *not* what I'm saying; they
> make their decisions in the context of their times, and I'm fine with
> that.

Sure, I understand.  I just wanted to mention.

(Also, it's not groff -- groff is a specific implementation of the
language which is much newer than the underlying language.  Just to be

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

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