cvs commit: src/bin/cp cp.1

Tom Rhodes trhodes at
Fri Feb 25 19:21:04 GMT 2005

On Fri, 25 Feb 2005 12:25:37 +0000
Colin Percival <cperciva at> wrote:

> Robert Watson wrote:
> > I'm told this is actually a regionalism -- in American English,
> > punctuation is always placed inside the quotation, but in British English,
> > the preference is outside.
> To be more precise, the preference is "wherever makes logical sense".  If
> one is quoting a complete sentence, then it is acceptable to include the
> terminating punctuation within the quotation.
>  >  At least, so I'm told, but it could be rumors
>                                            ^^^^^^
> and you seem to be missing a "u". :-)

Heh, we cut Robert some slack since he's a recent move to the
country.  Well, you guys should cut slack, I'm still living in
the US.  :P

Tom Rhodes

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