Re: space (reply again, sorry)

Foteos Macrides (MACRIDES@SCI.WFBR.EDU)
Thu, 26 Sep 1996 08:22:03 -0500 (EST)


Date: Thu, 26 Sep 1996 08:22:03 -0500 (EST)
From: Foteos Macrides <MACRIDES@SCI.WFBR.EDU>
Subject: Re: space (reply again, sorry)
To: pflynn@curia.ucc.ie
Cc: www-html@w3.org
Message-id: <01I9XESTSBMQ007ZO3@SCI.WFBR.EDU>

Peter Flynn <pflynn@curia.ucc.ie> wrote:
>> I think most people use the &nbsp; in this way as most browsers present it
>> as a space. But is there an entity (now or proposed) that would meet your
>> three requirements? Maybe a non-breaking version of an em-space, etc.?
>
>That would be <code>&nbsp;</code>, I guess.

	That still doesn't address the ambiguity about its width.  There's
no ambigutity for ensp, emsp, thinsp, etc., but how wide a "blank graphic
character" should be used for nbsp when justification is not being used?
Is it a "non-breaking ensp", or "non-breaking emsp", or what?

				Fote

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