[latexrefman-commits] [SCM] latexrefman updated: r1079 - trunk

Karl Berry INVALID.NOREPLY at gnu.org.ua
Wed Jan 26 19:15:20 CET 2022

Author: karl
Date: 2022-01-26 18:15:20 +0000 (Wed, 26 Jan 2022)
New Revision: 1079

instead instead

Modified: trunk/latex2e.texi
--- trunk/latex2e.texi	2022-01-26 18:12:17 UTC (rev 1078)
+++ trunk/latex2e.texi	2022-01-26 18:15:20 UTC (rev 1079)
@@ -10641,6 +10641,7 @@
 @section xspace package
 @findex \xspace
+ at PkgIndex{xspace}
 @cindex spaces, ignore around commands
 @cindex commands, ignore spaces
@@ -10668,16 +10669,16 @@
 The \VT@{@} summers are nice.
 @end example
-But because of the gobbling, the second sentence needs the dummy curly
+But because of the gobbling, the second sentence needs the empty curly
 braces or else there would be no space separating @samp{Vermont} from
- at samp{summers}.  (Many authors instead instead use a backslash-space
+ at samp{summers}.  (Many authors instead use a backslash-space
 @code{\ } for this.  @xref{\(SPACE)}.)
 The @package{xspace} package provides @code{\xspace}.  It is for writing
 commands which are designed to be used mainly in text.  It must be place
 at the very end of the definition of these commands. It inserts a space
 after that command unless what immediately follows is in a list of
-exceptions.  In this example, the dummy braces are not needed.
+exceptions.  In this example, the empty braces are not needed.
@@ -10695,10 +10696,10 @@
 @c David Carlisle https://tex.stackexchange.com/a/86620/339
 A comment: many experts prefer not to use @code{\xspace}.  Putting it in
 a definition means that the command will usually get the spacing right.
-But it isn't easy to predict when to enter dummy braces because
+But it isn't easy to predict when to enter empty braces because
 @code{\xspace} will get it wrong, such as when it is followed by another
 command, and so @code{\xspace} can make editing material harder and more
-error-prone than instead always remembering the dummy braces.
+error-prone than instead always inserting the empty braces.
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