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From: "Kathy Tabb" <>
Subject: Re: [TMG] Wish List: Leave My Punctuation Alone Code!
Date: Fri, 27 Aug 2010 11:42:59 -0400
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Yeah! What you said!!! Leave ALL of the punctuation in memos up to the

----- Original Message -----
From: "Rick Van Dusen" <>
To: <>
Sent: Friday, August 27, 2010 11:25 AM
Subject: Re: [TMG] Wish List: Leave My Punctuation Alone Code!

If I'm understanding your statement correctly, and that statement is
accurate, seems to me "the wish list item" could be restated as "please
fix this quirk in TMG that makes it strip punctuation from within a memo

Seems to me that there's no circumstance where anyone would want TMG to
automatically "improve" the actual Memo entry (whole or segmented).
(Please, if someone can come up with an example where this would be
desired, reply here.) So take this behavior out.

Then, without this behavior being a part of the program, the [:LMPA:]
concept would be completely unnecessary/redundant.

And if in fact TMG is stripping all punctuation from all memo segments,
I can now see why Doreen has been so frustrated by our focus on [:NP:];
it in fact wouldn't answer the problem as Lee is stating it here.

Lee Hoffman wrote:
> Okay. I see the problem now. TMG is removing ending punctuation
> from ALL Memo Segments and not just the _ending_ Memo Segment.I have
> posted a synopsis of the thread asking why this kind of
> treatment (probably a leftover of what happened prior to allowing
> multiple Memo Segments about ten years or more ago). I included the
> wish for another code if punctuation continued to be stripped from
> ALL Memo Segments.
> Hope this helps -
> Lee Hoffman/KY
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