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Re: Possible change to startup.el

From: Miles Bader
Subject: Re: Possible change to startup.el
Date: Fri, 1 Apr 2005 07:23:56 +0900

On Apr 1, 2005 1:15 AM, Thien-Thi Nguyen <address@hidden> wrote:
>    Why?  It's still just as clunky no matter what you call it.
>    A period (or whatever) is a pointlessly awkward delimiter.
> whether or not it is clunky, the longer phrase is more accurate
> in describing the algorithm (and its one parameter) desired.

Instead of contorting the description, why not just use
`forward-sentence', which will handle more languages correctly than a
simple search for a period?  [Perhaps binding
`sentence-end-double-space' to nil to be more forgiving.]

> I am tickled by the concept of a pointless period.

No doubt.

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