Re: two spaces after a full stop. No!

Subject: Re: two spaces after a full stop. No!
From: Williams Diane <Williams_Diane -at- DOTE -dot- OSD -dot- MIL>
Date: Mon, 15 Jul 1996 08:34:07 -0400

Read any book or newspaper or magazine and you will see that the spacing
between all the words on the same line is equal, whether there is a
sentence end or not. Does this make these publications any less
readable? HTML servers ignore multiple spaces. It's a pain in the butt
to try to globally ensure that sentence ends have two spaces. It's a
snap to make sure that there are no double spaces in a document. IMHO,
if you can't read a paragraph because there aren't two spaces separating
the sentences, then recast the paragraph using a different or larger
font. They all kern differently.

Diane Williams
dwilliams -at- dote -dot- osd -dot- mil

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