Type Attributes Content Termination :pc Hone Paragraph Unit Paragraph or Higher Level Element
The pc tag identifies a paragraph continuation -- that is, one or more sentences related by their subject matter to a paragraph which has been interrupted by an address, example, figure, list, or long quotation.
Usage: The paragraph continuation can occur after the sequence consisting of a paragraph unit followed by an address, example, figure, list, or long quotation.:p.The subject of a paragraph might be continued through :sl :li.an address, a list, :li.an example or figure, or :li.a long quotation, :esl :pc.and continue to be discussed in flowing text. The discussion could continue indefinitely through :ol :li.other addresses or lists, :li.other examples or figures, and :li.other long quotations, :eol :pc.by adding additional paragraph continuations, like this.
Processing With the "gdocprof" Profile: The supplied APF causes paragraph continuations to be formatted flush left. Paragraph continuations within elements that are indented, such as list items, examples, and figures, are formatted at the appropriate indention of the outer element. Paragraph continuations are set in block style (even where the paragraph units being continued have their first line indented).
Results:The subject of a paragraph might be continued through an address, a list, an example or figure, or a long quotation, and continue to be discussed in flowing text. The discussion could continue indefinitely through 1. other addresses or lists, 2. other examples or figures, and 3. other long quotations, by adding additional paragraph continuations, like this.
— SH20-9160-0 DCF Generalized Markup Language GML Users Guide, First Edition (July 1978)