Paul Eggert <egg...@cs.ucla.edu>:
> On 06/13/2018 01:24 PM, Eric S. Raymond wrote:
> > I see the problem, but I'm afraid my groff-fu is no strong enough to grok 
> > your
> > proposed solution.  Why will those sequences work? What are they doing?
> 
> They should work for groff and traditional troff, because \" begins a
> comment. I was hoping that they would also work for whatever preprocessor
> you're writing, because it can treat [\"[ etc. specially and your
> preprocessor can key off that.

Ahh, I see.  I was confused because I thought you were proposing using those
inline and I didn't see how that could work.

OK, this should fly.  Please mark up the manual sources with those (and put
a comment somewhere explaining why we're doing this, to deconfuse future
maintainers) and mail me a copy.  Then I'll teach doclifter to DTRT.
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