Re: IP addresses/domain names at the end of a sentence

Subject: Re: IP addresses/domain names at the end of a sentence
From: iain -at- hairydog -dot- co -dot- uk (Iain Harrison)
To: techwr-l -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com
Date: Wed, 1 Mar 2000 19:39 +0000 (GMT Standard Time)

> We put the domain name and IP address in a different
> font. But will the period at the end of the sentence confuse the
> reader? Will they think it's part of the information? For example:
> .. , the default domain is usually xyz.com.
> .. determine that its IP address is 132.147.0.190.

Personally, I'd leave the punctuation off altogether for on-line docs,
though I try to simply add another word at the end of the sentence!

I know missing punctuation isn't correct, but a stray . will make a cut 'n
paste URL invalid.

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Iain

iain -at- hairydog -dot- co -dot- uk
iainh -at- cix -dot- co -dot- uk




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