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Re: What's the meaning of the lines in the file `langdef'

From: Zhongtao Zhu
Subject: Re: What's the meaning of the lines in the file `langdef'
Date: 30 Sep 2001 18:22:54 +0800
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>>>>> "Isaac" == Isaac To <address@hidden> writes:

    >>>> Can someone, please, explain the two lines as follows:
    >>>> langdef English { english . : ! ? .) ?) !) .' !' ?' } 
    >>>> langdef French Francais "Fran\347ais"{ french }

    Isaac> I think that's just the list of character sequences that
    Isaac> would cause double space when occurring at the end of a
    Isaac> "lout word" and typesetting in TeX spacing mode.  Note that
    Isaac> French people never like double space, so the list is
    Isaac> empty.

    Isaac> Regards,
    Isaac> Isaac.

This explanation makes senses. Thanks a lot. 

Zhongtao Zhu                          Tel: +86 10 6278 2266
Department of Computer, Tsinghua University, Beijing, China

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