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Re: [Ada] gnat_rmtexi: Use @./@: where appropriate.


Re:

> "Joseph S. Myers" <jsm28@cam.ac.uk> writes:
> 
> > However, when making such changes to the main manual I was told that
> > style guides say that "e.g." and "i.e." should always be followed by
> > a comma,
> 
> Fowler's Modern English Usage disagrees.  A comma should follow only
> if the sentence structure mandates it.

In some ways this is a British/American usage thing.   The Chicago
Manual of Style, 14th edition, says "5.62   A comma is usually used after
such expressions as {\it that is, namely, i.e.,} and {\it e.g.}"  Americans
tend to use more commas than the Brits.

Brad Lucier


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