[committed] wwwdocs: Simplify a bit in c99status.html.

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Gerald Pfeifer July 7, 2020, 8:50 p.m.
The sourceware.org/ml/libc-hacker links being broken (as a consequence 
of the sourceware.org upgrade) brought my attention to this bit of 

This simplifies that section, uses active voice, and removes those three
links from twenty years ago.


 htdocs/c99status.html | 14 ++++----------
 1 file changed, 4 insertions(+), 10 deletions(-)



diff --git a/htdocs/c99status.html b/htdocs/c99status.html
index b2b1fed6..036db53e 100644
--- a/htdocs/c99status.html
+++ b/htdocs/c99status.html
@@ -386,16 +386,10 @@  exceptions may not be generated) and contracting expressions (e.g.,
 using fused multiply-add) is not restricted to source-language
 expressions as required by C99.</li>
-<li>Compiler support is needed for thorough support of <code>math_errhandling</code>; see
-messages <a
-on this subject to libc-hacker.  The compiler needs to mark its output
-from compilations using <code>-fno-trapping-math</code>
-or <code>-fno-math-errno</code>, possibly using
+<li>For thorough support of <code>math_errhandling</code> the
+compiler needs to mark its output from compilations using
+<code>-fno-trapping-math</code> or <code>-fno-math-errno</code>,
+possibly using
 the <code>.gnu_attribute</code> mechanism, to indicate that built-in
 function optimizations may have been applied that mean that not all
 calls report error status in a particular way; the static linker