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Re: not all doc "clean-ups" are good

From: David Kastrup
Subject: Re: not all doc "clean-ups" are good
Date: Sun, 21 Aug 2011 10:33:07 +0200
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"Trevor Daniels" <address@hidden> writes:

> Werner LEMBERG wrote Sunday, August 21, 2011 6:13 AM
>> Well, it helps in situations like this
>>     This is a  paragraph with  some text to
>>     demonstrate  that  a  path  name   like
>>     /usr/local/share/lilypond/
>>     should be split after backslashes.
>> which looks better with a break after the backslash:
> This is sensible, and I agree replacing / with /@/ here is good.  But
> changing
> "and/or" to "and/@/or" is bad (one you
> changed recently.)  Splitting such short strings will make little
> difference to the
> layout, and I would argue that placing
> the "/or" at the start of a new line renders
> the text less readable, not more.

Uh what?  This places "and/" at the end of the line, and "or" at the
beginning of the next line.  And that is not really a significant
impediment to reading.

David Kastrup

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