Re: Spacing in general (Rant, rant, rant)

Subject: Re: Spacing in general (Rant, rant, rant)
From: "Glanbrok, Slayer of Bluntskulls" <conehead -at- OVERTHE -dot- NET>
Date: Mon, 15 Jul 1996 17:16:23 -0400

eilrh from AT&T wrote:

I promise to eat my own head if someone can show me a person who
has actually been quantifiably hindered by reading a document that had
wrong number of spaces at a sentence end or was ragged right or fully
the justified or in Helvetica or Times Roman. And frankly, I find it
disturbing that so much of the traffic on this list has to do with such
silly little topics. Imagine that this time and energy were spent
discussing writing, organizational techniques, and labor-saving tools
instead of these pointless little squabbles.

Question for eilrh: What did you do before becoming a techwriter? No, let me guess: Law enforcement? No, I've got it -- schoolteacher! No no, wait -- political organizer for H. Ross Perot?

Am I close? You're not from Australia, are you?

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