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Re: Lack of tooling slowing down contributions

From: Van L
Subject: Re: Lack of tooling slowing down contributions
Date: Mon, 17 Jun 2019 15:44:41 +1000
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/26.2 (darwin)

Phil Sainty <address@hidden> writes:

> On 2019-06-17 07:20, Juri Linkov wrote:
... [snip]
>> This feature is sorely missed: every time I copy text from web browsers
>> to Emacs I have to manually insert additional space at the end of every
>> copied sentence before typing M-q.
... [snip]
> E.g. for example, should not become "E.g.  for example".
> P. G. Wodehouse should not end up as "P.  G.  Wodehouse".
> Prof. Moriarty should not end up as "Prof.  Moriarty"
> When the same punctuation character is used for multiple things, I don't
> imagine there's any way for Emacs to do this accurately, short of
> natural-
> language parsing (which sounds like a giant can of worms) ?

You can keep score in an
'admin/ambitious-challenges-TODO' file for people
to throw in the can an amount of $1 or €1 or ¥100 or 10¢ or 2¢ or
as much as they like for when the challenge is
solved by the GNU hero in the future.

For me, the double-space sentence ending is easier to read.

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