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Re: Footnote numbers

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  • Subject: [mg89800] Re: Footnote numbers
  • From: doug at hcsw.org
  • Date: Sat, 21 Jun 2008 05:28:27 -0400 (EDT)
  • References: <485ABA5D.1040404@blocked.org>

On Thu, Jun 19, 2008 at 02:58:21PM -0500 or thereabouts, eddie wrote:
> Current:
> This sentence has a reference#.
>
> Chicago Manual of Style:
> This sentence has a reference.#

Interesting. FWIW, Let Over Lambda uses "#." . I figure that the
footnote is part of the sentence so should appear before the full
stop. I also disagree with the convention of including the stop
inside quotation marks.

Official way: John said "hello."
My way: John said "hello".

IMO, the stop is not part of the quotation, it is part of the sentence.
But maybe programming has warped my mind here. :)

Doug


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