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Subject:Re: using 1 or 2 spaces after a period From:RJACOBSE -at- GPS -dot- COM Date:Thu, 28 Aug 1997 12:41:11 -0500
The rule? Ah, I think that would be:
"Rule Number Six: There is NO...Rule Number Six."
There are very strong opinions, but no "rule." This has been hashed and
rehashed recently on the list; check the archives for the arguments on
either side. But I think it boils down to this: pick what makes the most
sense for the software, hardware, industry tradition, and people you're