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Re: description writing guide



Herbert Xu wrote:
> > Don't forget:
> > 
> > 3. It can easily fails if a sentence happens to end at the end of a line.
> >   Like the previous sentence, which only a computer programmer would
> >   think to add two spaces at the end of. :-)
> 
> Not if you also require abbreviations to not extend across lines, i.e.,
> U. S. A. rather than U.
> S. A.

The reader wonders about ending a line using Mr.
Herbert Xu's method -- does it truely avoid all
sentence parsing ambiguity?  Should a dumb program
render this reply as two sentences, or as three?

-- 
see shy jo

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