On Tue, Apr 10, 2018 at 03:57:19PM +0100, Deri James wrote: > To avoid making existing documents render incorrectly I propose to allow the > existing behaviour to be selected. Adding this to the NEWS file:- > > ============================================================================ > PDFPIC has now been corrected, so the behaviour is the same whether you use > the postscript or pdf drivers. However, this means that any documents which > were written using the old behaviour will not be rendered correctly if using > the pdf driver with the new version. > > The change would mean that documents which relied on the previous behaviour > are likely to have a gap underneath the image which was not there before. If > you see this effect there are three ways you can restore the previous > behaviour (listed in order of priority):- > > A) Add the line ".nr PDFPIC_LEGACY 1" to the document before the first call > to > .PDFPIC. > > B) If it is just a single document which exhibits this behaviour you can run > groff adding "-rPDFPIC_LEGACY=1" to the command-line.
I don't have a specific name suggestion, and I'm aware that this is a bikeshed, but can I suggest a more explicit variable name? Otherwise the next time some old behaviour needs to be switchably deprecated we're in for some confusion. (In my third year in college, I lived in "New Court", built in 1825.) -- Colin Watson [cjwat...@debian.org]