[Top][All Lists]

[Date Prev][Date Next][Thread Prev][Thread Next][Date Index][Thread Index]

Re: lynx-dev i.e. nits

From: T.E.Dickey
Subject: Re: lynx-dev i.e. nits
Date: Thu, 9 Dec 1999 09:09:00 -0500 (EST)

> In noticed Tom seems to replace all (or many?) occurrences of "i.e." 
> with "i.e.," in some automated fashion.  This doesn't seem right to 
> me, in general.  Possibly similar for "e.g.".  Why not just leave 
> them alone as whoever wrote them wrote them. 

It's one of those things that I was taught a long time ago as proper usage.
> And then there are occurrences of "i.e. " being replaced by "i.e.  ", 
> i.e. the dot is treaded like the end of a sentence... 
>    Klaus 

Thomas E. Dickey

reply via email to

[Prev in Thread] Current Thread [Next in Thread]