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Re: doc cleanup: proper emdashes

From: Alvaro Herrera <alvherre(at)dcc(dot)uchile(dot)cl>
To: Neil Conway <neilc(at)samurai(dot)com>
Cc: pgsql-patches <pgsql-patches(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: doc cleanup: proper emdashes
Date: 2004-11-15 04:35:17
Message-ID: 20041115043517.GA31266@dcc.uchile.cl (view raw or flat)
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On Mon, Nov 15, 2004 at 11:27:39AM +1100, Neil Conway wrote:

> --- doc/src/sgml/dfunc.sgml
> +++ doc/src/sgml/dfunc.sgml
> @@ -38,7 +38,7 @@
>    in memory when they are loaded by the executable.  (Object files
>    intended for executables are usually not compiled that way.)  The
>    command to link a shared library contains special flags to
> -  distinguish it from linking an executable. --- At least this is the
> +  distinguish it from linking an executable. &mdash; At least this is the
>    theory.  On some systems the practice is much uglier.
>   </para>

Is ". ---" really correct?  I think there should be no period there.

-- 
Alvaro Herrera (<alvherre[(at)]dcc(dot)uchile(dot)cl>)
"When the proper man does nothing (wu-wei),
his thought is felt ten thousand miles." (Lao Tse)

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