Re: description writing guide
Steve Greenland <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> In standard typography, it is to have extra space after a period ending
> a sentence. For fixed-width fonts, this often shows up as two spaces,
> as is fairly ugly.
Of course, that's simply an opinion, and depends a lot on exactly
_which_ fixed fonts you use -- I find that text with only a single space
after the period much harder to read, at least with the fixed-width
fonts I use.
> OTOH a lot of people (IMO) would argue that the fixed-width two-space
> end of sentence is sufficiently ugly that we're better off without it.
... and a lot of other people will argue exactly the opposite.
[In other words, it's a matter of taste, and both methods should be
supported where feasible.]
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