Re: Using the Unicode ellipsis =?UTF-8?Q?=28=E2=80=A6=29?= instead of three periods

On Tue, 2012-12-04 at 09:40 +0000, David King wrote:
> On 2012-12-04 09:08, Philip Withnall <philip tecnocode co uk> wrote:
> >On Mon, 2012-12-03 at 22:01 -0600, Ted Gould wrote:
> >> On Mon, 2012-12-03 at 19:09 -0500, Jeremy Bicha wrote:
> >> > I think it's time that we move away from using three periods (...) to
> >> > represent the ellipsis and instead use the Unicode character (…).
> >>
> >> We've been trying to do this on the Unity Indicators and I wrote a small
> >> automake fragment to test for them.  It's a little bit hacky, but it
> >> works and makes sure we don't regress.  I'd love for it to get used and
> >> improved in other projects.
> >>
> >>
> >
> >That looks really useful! Perhaps it could get included in gnome-common
> >and then used in GNOME projects?
> Looks good to me! Ted or Philip, can you file a bug against 
> gnome-common? If there is to be a GNOME Goal for this (and the other 
> checks, such as ‘spaces before ellipsis’) it would be good to get 
> gnome-common to offer some assistance.

Filed! I’ve added Ted to the CC list.


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