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Re: description writing guide

Steve Greenland <steveg@moregruel.net> writes:

> 1. I suspect it will be very hard to get this consistently used
> in Debian descriptions, as there are a lot of people who do not
> naturally use the 'period-two-spaces' convention. (I suspect it is
> entirely determined by how much typing one did on real typewriters,
> pre-wordprocessor.)

So let's just require it for descriptions, shall we?  It's already
what Emacs uses, and it actually works, and is widespread use.  We can
fix the bugs as we find them, just like anything else.

> 2. IMO, the naive rendering of ".<sp><sp>" looks fairly dreadful in
> variable-width fonts -- they'd need to strip out the extra space and do
> it correctly. (Actually, IMO, it looks fairly dreadful in fixed width
> fonts, too).

Um, so the *renderer* has the job of doing this right, right?

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