mandoc-1.14.1 released - February 21, 2017, 8:44 am UTC

Ingo Schwarze (schwarze@) writes in:


i'm pleased to announce the public release of portable mandoc-1.14.1.
It is available now from

All downstream maintainers are encouraged to update their ports and
packages from 1.13.4 to 1.14.1.

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