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Old 20th October 2010
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This is joyous news! Groff represents both a sizible and important bit of work, I respect that. Certainly beats having to use info foo all day...but it is really nice to see an alternative to that tub of lard.

Last time I looked through FreeBSDs source tree for such things, groff amounted to the vast majority of C++ code to be found. I would still want to use groff for working with troff documents outside the man/mdoc family, but the most exposure anyone gets to *roff these days is man foo; everyone else can't complain too much if the need an extra package for more than that, can they? :-)

If this someday speeds up the buildworld times on FreeBSD, as well as making OpenBSD even leaner & meaner, I will be one happy spider :-D
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