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Re: bindings reserved for users

From: Eli Zaretskii
Subject: Re: bindings reserved for users
Date: Tue, 23 Apr 2002 09:49:03 +0300 (IDT)

On Mon, 22 Apr 2002, Simon Josefsson wrote:

> "Eli Zaretskii" <address@hidden> writes:
> >> What is the correct way to typeset "i.e." in Texinfo source code?
> >
> > "i.e.@:".  Without the "@:" part, TeX might typeset the second period
> > as an end of a sentence (slightly more whitespace).
> Or rephrasing it to say "foo, i.e., bar".

A comma after "i.e." is wrong punctuation, AFAIK.

> At least I have learned to do that when writing "e.g.".

Yes.  But "e.g." is a different thing, it does require a comma.

> (The Cc line of this mail look really weird.  Whose mailer is broken?

Mine :-(  Or, more accurately, some interaction between RMAIL's `r' 
command and feedmail I use to send the message.  I need to find time to 
debug the problem...

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