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Re: paragraphs.el: do forward-sentence and friends not work?

From: Thorsten Bonow
Subject: Re: paragraphs.el: do forward-sentence and friends not work?
Date: Wed, 13 Feb 2008 21:52:31 +0100 (CET)

>>>>> "Stefan" == Stefan Monnier <address@hidden> writes:


    Stefan> The problem is that "half the world" doesn't know that "the other
    Stefan> half" uses 2-spaces after a ".".  So the docstring of
    Stefan> sentence-end-double-space should probably explain that this is a
    Stefan> convention used throughout North America (AFAICT).

Funnily enough, this convention used in the English speaking world is called
"french spacing" or---not joking---non french spacing. The meaning became
reversed over time (in some countries). Wikipedia tries to enlighten fearless
readers :-)


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