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 This file lists the most important changes in the mdocml.bsd.lv distribution.  This file lists the most important changes in the mdocml.bsd.lv distribution.
   Changes in version 1.13.1, released on August 10, 2014
       --- MAJOR NEW FEATURES ---
    * A complete apropos(1)/makewhatis(8)/man.cgi(8) suite
      based on SQLite3 is now included.
      CAVEAT: This also requires a working fts(3) implementation.
      If your system lacks that *and* you want apropos(1)/makewhatis(8),
      stay with 1.12.3 for now, then go to 1.12.4 and 1.13.2.
    * The roff(7) parser now provides an almost complete implementation
      of numerical expressions.
    * Warning and error messages have been improved in many ways.
      Almost all fatal errors were downgraded to normal errors and some
      even to warnings.  Almost all messages now mention the macro where
      the issue is detected and many indicate the workaround employed.
      The mandoc(1) manual now includes a list explaining all messages.
       --- MINOR NEW FEATURES ---
    * The roff(7) parser now supports the .ami (append to macro with
      indirectly specified name), .as (append to user-defined
      string), .dei (define macro with indirectly specified name),
      .ll (line length), and .rr (remove register) requests.
    * The roff(7) parser now supports string comparison and numerical
      conditionals in the .if and .ie requests.
    * The roff parser now fully supports the \B (validate numerical
      expression) and partially supports the \w (measure text width)
      escape sequences.
    * The terminal formatter now supports the \: (optional line break)
      escape sequence.
    * The roff parser now supports expansion of user-defined strings
      involving indirect references.
    * The roff(7) parser now handles some pre-defined read-only
      number registers that occur in the pod2man(1) preamble.
    * For backward compatibility, the mdoc(7) parser and formatters
      now support the obsolete macros .En, .Es, .Fr, and .Ot.
    * The mdoc(7) formatter non partially supports .Bd -centered.
    * tbl(7) now handles leading and trailing vertical lines.
    * The build system now provides fallback versions of strcasestr(3)
      and strsep(3) for systems lacking them.
    * The mdoc(7) manual now explains how various standards
      supported by the .St macro are related to each other.
       --- BUGFIXES ---
    * In the roff(7) parser, several bugs were fixed with respect
      to closing conditional blocks on macro lines.
    * Parsing of roff(7) identifiers and escape sequences was improved
      in multiple respects.
    * In the mdoc(7) parser, the handling of defective document
      prologues was improved in multiple ways.
    * The mdoc(7) parser no longer skips content before the first section
      header, and it no longer deletes non-.% content from .Rs blocks.
    * In the mdoc(7) parser, a crash was fixed related to weird .Sh headers.
    * In the mdoc(7) parser, handling of .Sm with missing or invalid
      arguments was corrected.
    * In the mdoc(7) parser, trailing punctuation at the end of partial
      implicit macros no longer triggers end-of-sentence spacing.
    * In the terminal formatter, two crashes were fixed: one triggered by
      excessive indentation and another by excessively long .Nm arguments.
    * In the terminal formatter, a floating point rounding bug was
      fixed that sometimes caused an off-by-one error in indentation.
    * In the UTF-8 formatter, rendering of accents, breakable hyphens,
      and non-breakable spaces was corrected.
    * In the HTML formatter, encoding of special characters was
      corrected in multiple respects.
    * In the mdoc(7) formatter, rendering of .Ex and .Rv was
      improved for various edge cases.
    * In the mdoc(7) formatter, handling of empty .Bl -inset item
      heads was improved.
    * In the man(7) formatter, some bugs were fixed with respect
      to same-line detection in the context of .TP and .nf macros,
      and the indentation of .IP and .TP blocks was improved.
    * The mandoc(3) library no longer prints to stderr.
       --- THANKS TO ---
      Abhinav Upadhyay (NetBSD), Andreas Voegele, Anthony Bentley (OpenBSD),
      Christian Weisgerber (OpenBSD), Havard Eidnes (NetBSD), Jan Stary,
      Jason McIntyre (OpenBSD), Jeremie Courreges-Anglas (OpenBSD),
      Joerg Sonnenberger (NetBSD), Juan Francisco Cantero Hurtado (OpenBSD),
      Marc Espie (OpenBSD), Matthias Scheler (NetBSD), Pascal Stumpf (OpenBSD),
      Paul Onyschuk (Alpine Linux), Sebastien Marie, Steffen Nurpmeso,
      Stuart Henderson (OpenBSD), Ted Unangst (OpenBSD), Theo de Raadt (OpenBSD),
      Thomas Klausner (NetBSD), and Ulrich Spoerlein (FreeBSD)
      for reporting bugs and missing features.
   Changes in version 1.12.3, released on December 31, 2013
    * In the mdoc(7) SYNOPSIS, line breaks and hanging indentation
      now work correctly for .Fo/.Fa/.Fc and .Fn blocks.
      Thanks to Franco Fichtner for doing part of the work.
    * The mdoc(7) .Bk macro got some addititonal bugfixes.
    * In mdoc(7) macro arguments, double quotes can now be quoted
      by doubling them, just like in man(7).
      Thanks to Tsugutomo ENAMI for the patch.
    * At the end of man(7) macro lines, end-of-sentence spacing
      now works.  Thanks to Franco Fichtner for the patch.
    * For backward compatibility, the man(7) parser now supports the
      man-ext .UR/.UE (uniform resource identifier) block macros.
    * The man(7) parser now handles closing blocks that are not open
      more gracefully.
    * The man(7) parser now ignores blank lines right after .SH and .SS.
    * In the man(7) formatter, reset indentation when leaving a block,
      not just when entering the next one.
    * The roff(7) .nr request now supports incrementing and decrementing
      number registers and stops parsing the number right before the
      first non-digit character.
    * The roff(7) parser now supports the alternative escape sequence
      syntax \C'uXXXX' for Unicode characters.
    * The roff(7) parser now parses and ignores the .fam (font family)
      and .hw (hyphenation points) requests and the \d and \u escape
    * The roff(7) manual got a new ESCAPE SEQUENCE REFERENCE.
 Changes in version 1.12.2, released on Oktober 5, 2013  Changes in version 1.12.2, released on Oktober 5, 2013
  * The mdoc(7) to man(7) converter, to be called as mandoc -Tman,   * The mdoc(7) to man(7) converter, to be called as mandoc -Tman,

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