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Re: Patch for end of sentence markup etc. in manuals


Joseph S. Myers wrote:
> 
> Sentences in Texinfo should have two spaces after the "." (except at the 
> end of a paragraph).

As a non-US, non-Emacs-using, writer of English, I have
always found this convention really weird. It seems to be
necessary in comments within source code too, according to
the GNU Coding Conventions.

It seems that this is a relic of the typewriter days when
such a convention was needed to properly tell adjoining
sentences apart. It does not seem necessary on modern
computers or computer printouts.

</rant>

Ranjit.

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