[hackers] [libgrapheme] Rework libgrapheme(7) a bit || Laslo Hunhold

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Date: Tue, 4 Oct 2022 00:18:14 +0200 (CEST)

commit 4a5b4abeec1b91986ec0258289abf79b6122531c
Author: Laslo Hunhold <dev_AT_frign.de>
AuthorDate: Tue Oct 4 00:17:04 2022 +0200
Commit: Laslo Hunhold <dev_AT_frign.de>
CommitDate: Tue Oct 4 00:17:04 2022 +0200

    Rework libgrapheme(7) a bit
    Add the information about the library being freestanding and fix
    wordings a bit. Reflect in the first paragraph what the library can do.
    Signed-off-by: Laslo Hunhold <dev_AT_frign.de>

diff --git a/man/libgrapheme.sh b/man/libgrapheme.sh
index d9e67ad..c880057 100644
--- a/man/libgrapheme.sh
+++ b/man/libgrapheme.sh
_AT_@ -11,12 +11,14 @@ cat << EOF
 library provides functions to properly handle Unicode strings according
-to the Unicode specification.
+to the Unicode specification in regard to character, word, sentence and
+line segmentation and case detection and conversion.
 Unicode strings are made up of user-perceived characters (so-called
 .Dq grapheme clusters ,
-that are made up of one or more Unicode codepoints, which in turn
+that are composed of one or more Unicode codepoints, which in turn
 are encoded in one or more bytes in an encoding like UTF-8.
 There is a widespread misconception that it was enough to simply
_AT_@ -32,6 +34,10 @@ Despite this complicated multilevel structure of Unicode strings,
 provides methods to work with them at the byte-level (i.e. UTF-8
 .Sq char
 arrays) while also offering codepoint-level methods.
+Additionally, it is a
+.Dq freestanding
+library (see ISO/IEC 9899:1999 section 4.6) and thus does not depend on
+a standard library. This makes it easy to use in bare-metal environments.
 Every documented function's manual page provides a self-contained
 example illustrating the possible usage.
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