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> .com] On Behalf Of Bill Swallow
> Sent: Monday, October 08, 2007 4:14 PM
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> Subject: Re: Spaces after full stop
> I am always amazed at how often this thread pops up and how long each
> thread runs. If you search the interTubes for "punctuation rule full
> stop space after" you will find countless sources that support or
> counter your position. Best rule is the rule that makes the best
> amount of sense.
> Honestly, it doesn't matter. The two-spaces-after rule is said to be
> "purist" by enough interTube references to stick. If you like two
> spaces, you're a purist. Bask in your punctuation purity while you sip
> conac in a high-back leacher chair. The one-space-after rule is said
> to be modern. If you like one space, you're a modernist. Enjoy your
> pinot noir while you shop online at Ikea.com.
> What matters most is that you pick a style and stick with it. If
> you're having trouble doing so because you're going head to head with
> another writer you work with, I ask you both to stop for a moment and
> truly ponder the importance of the issue. If it's of dire importance,
> perhaps someone can pass on the issue and the other person can pass on
> a different style difference.
> This debate is ongoing and will likely not end. Embrace the beauty of
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