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You really can't appreciate troff (and runoff and scribe) unless you do all of your document preparation on a fixed width font 24 line by 80 column terminal :-)

If you force yourself to do all of your work in that environment for a few months you can get a really good understanding of why the Xerox Star, Sun-1, and the Macintosh were so amazingly cool to people.

LOL And probably why I think linux is so cool now. The envy I had of people who had window managers!

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