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Re: description writing guide

On Wed, Dec 04, 2002 at 07:19:38PM +0000, Scott James Remnant wrote:
> In correct English grammar and typography the space after a full stop
> ("period" in Merkin) is supposed to be a wider space then that between
> words and after commas and suchlike.

There is no such thing as "correct" typography, only current
typographical conventions, which vary with time, place, context, font,
purpose and so on.

For example, while many good typographers do insert extra space
between sentences, many don't.  See, for example, Robert Bringhurst's
"The Elements of Typographic Style" for someone who argues against
extra space.



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