svn commit: r192561 - head/contrib/groff/font/devutf8

Dmitry Marakasov amdmi3 at
Fri May 22 14:53:16 UTC 2009

* Dag-Erling Smorgrav (des at wrote:

> - negation and subtraction: U+2212

I'd warn against using unicode symbols where they're not absolutely
needed. If there's possibility for a piece of man for being copypasted
into e.g. code or command line, there should be plain ASCII. Especially
that goes to minus/negation/hyphen/dash:

Standard C Library (libc, -lc) (many)
or -1 if an error occurred. (poll)
-C NUM, --context=NUM (grep)
A `-' overrides a `0' (printf)

etc. - in all cases U+002D is preferred.

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