On Sun, Mar 11, 2018 at 12:26:45PM -0400, Peter Schaffter wrote:
> Subject: Re: [groff] More on stripping
> Doug's points about the candle not being worth the penny--the
> performance gain of stripped macro files is minimal--and that
> removing comments for the sake of efficiency passes the cost onto
> users, who generally have to acquire the commented/indented files
> separately for debugging and tweaking, are both valid.
I agree. Let's forget the stripping. I find groff lightning fast
regardless of the size of the tmac files. And knowing the
thinking behind the code is essential for progress.
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