Re: Double space in original messages

On Sat, 24 Feb 2007 15:08:01 -0000, Ole Laursen <olau hardworking dk> wrote:
Some modules have double spaces ("  ") in the original messagens,
usually between two sentences (after a dot).
It's an English typographical convention:

Erm... It's an *old* typographical convention - harking back to the days of the typewriter. In modern English we're taught to only use a singular space after a full stop, this follows both Oxford University Press and Cambridge University Press conventions, plus those of virtually all modern printing shops. Plus it is pointless if something is going to be rendered through HTML (as HTML renders multiple spaces into one).

If you're using monospaced fonts on a typewriter, I could see an argument for a double space, but as we are doing neither it should be a single space. I would definately raise this as a bug.


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