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Re: filling bug in text-mode

From: David Kastrup
Subject: Re: filling bug in text-mode
Date: Tue, 11 Oct 2005 09:22:28 +0200
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"Richard M. Stallman" <address@hidden> writes:

>     The patch below fixes the bug.  It assumes that more than one
>     successive periods should allow breaking even if they are followed
>     by just one space.
> That's not correct--it SHOULD demand two spaces or a newline,
> after three periods, just as it does after one period.

Why?  A single period can signify a part of an abbreviation, like in
Richard M. Stallman, but I can't see three periods doing the same.

David Kastrup, Kriemhildstr. 15, 44793 Bochum

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