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Re: Current Status of Discussion on RE/RS Handling



At 12:44 PM 9/30/96 CDT, Paul Grosso wrote:

[... example omitted, see Paul's message ]

>a.  If 1 and 2 above are the only rules, then does that mean that the
>space and RE between the title and first paragraph are significant?
>
>b.  Given the clarification of rule 2, then all of paragraph one's REs are
>collapsed to a single space, but paragraph two contains " @ @ @ @".  Then,
>I assume rule 2 says each @ gets "collapsed" into a single space resulting
>in "        ".  Am I understanding this correctly?

That's the way I interpret it: If you don't want spaces, don't put them in.

Cheers,

E.
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