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Re: don't collapse two spaces at the end of a sentence

From: Todd M. Lewis <utoddl@email.unc.edu>
Date: Wed, 12 Dec 2001 08:21:37 -0500 (EST)
Message-ID: <3C1759BA.B8B32644@email.unc.edu>
To: html-tidy@w3.org
"Richard A. O'Keefe" wrote:
> 
> In this mailing list, we're NOT talking about how the text ends up being
> presented.  We're talking about how the HTML source form is tidied, and
> arguments from "modern" typography (really based on mediaeval scribes'
> desire to cram as many words as they could onto their extremely expensive
> writing medium) are entirely beside the point.

Doesn't TeX do something more involved with end-of-sentence spacing? 
How much bloat would it add to Tidy to make it smarter about punctuation
at the end of sentences, like TeX?  For the record, I used to be a "two
spaces or die" biggot, but I got over it.  Still, it would be nice if
Tidy allowed as much stylistic choice as possible in the internal
layout...
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