Re: Template note updated

On Fri, Nov 19, 2010 at 12:08 PM, Norman Walsh <> wrote:
> I would have expected it to be an error. We either need to change the
> rules so that }} has no special meaning in regular mode or make } an
> error.
> I think making } an error will be easier for users to remember.

I don't see why this makes things easier.  That's like saying since
"&" has to be escaped in XML and we use ";" to end entity references,
a ";" needs to be escaped.

I would prefer it to not be an error unless we find some *really* good reason.

--Alex Milowski
"The excellence of grammar as a guide is proportional to the paucity of the
inflexions, i.e. to the degree of analysis effected by the language

Bertrand Russell in a footnote of Principles of Mathematics

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