Re: [xml2rfc] assuming that period (.) ends a sentence is sometimes wrong

Carsten Bormann <cabo@tzi.org> Mon, 01 March 2021 10:51 UTC

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On 2021-03-01, at 09:33, Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de> wrote:
> 
> I also fear that we'll end up with *other* edge cases then.
> 
> For instance, if I have this source:
> 
> <t>
>   PGP is a family of software systems developed by Philip R.
>   Zimmermann from which OpenPGP is based.
> </t>
> 
> Is the "R." a sentence end?

Yes.

Don’t do that then [1].

Grüße, Carsten

[1]: http://catb.org/esr/jargon/html/D/Don-t-do-that-then-.html