From: Philippe Verdy (email@example.com)
Date: Mon Jul 07 2003 - 17:11:47 EDT
On Monday, July 07, 2003 10:03 PM, Frank da Cruz <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> Here, by the way, is a the formal definition of a sentence in EMACS:
> A great deal of other text processing software uses similar rules.
It is worth noting that what is described here is the default running mode of
Emacs for the English locale. There are a lot more "modes" on Emacs to
handle various languages (including programming languages).
Emacs supports the "text-mode" with many customizable
"text-mode-hook" types that allows entering text in various languages
according to its tradition.
The two spaces tradition is specific to English. A correct hook for
the French locale would remove this extra space needed to identify
the "sentence-end" (the regular expression it uses is customizable)...
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