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Re: `:' vs `.' in doc files

From: John Mandereau
Subject: Re: `:' vs `.' in doc files
Date: Mon, 08 Jan 2007 01:05:37 +0100

Werner LEMBERG wrote:
> John,
> you've changed a lot of `.' at the end of paragraphs into `:' if the
> text is followed by an example.  I think this is wrong.  IIRC, it is
> better style in English to close with a full stop.

Argh, my POP mail server was out when I removed in git the `:' I had

I wonder whether the style rule you explain should apply to the whole
user manual, as music snippets often continue sentences; I (erroneously)
added colons where I felt the snippets continue the esntence.

Sorry, I don't know good English style, I'd better changed nothing.
John Mandereau <address@hidden>

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