Re: &nbsp entity (was "Some complaints...")

Liam Quinn (liam@htmlhelp.com)
Sun, 13 Jul 1997 12:21:36 -0400


Message-Id: <3.0.2.32.19970713122136.0089aaa0@undergrad.math.uwaterloo.ca>
Date: Sun, 13 Jul 1997 12:21:36 -0400
To: www-html@w3.org
From: Liam Quinn <liam@htmlhelp.com>
Subject: Re: &nbsp entity (was "Some complaints...")
In-Reply-To: <199707131333.JAA25602@unix.asb.com>

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At 09:29 AM 13/07/97 -0500, Rob wrote:
>Back when I used to do phototypesetting, there was the "hard space" 
>(collapsing), the "full space" (not collapsing) and the "half space" 
>(already 'collapsed').  Adding the latter two as entities might clear 
>some of the confusion, (along with firther misuse).

Do these cover what you're looking for?

<!ENTITY ensp    CDATA "&#8194;"  -- en space, u+2002 ISOpub -->
<!ENTITY emsp    CDATA "&#8195;"  -- em space, u+2003 ISOpub -->
<!ENTITY thinsp  CDATA "&#8201;"  -- thin space, u+2009 ISOpub -->

(from http://www.w3.org/TR/WD-html40/sgml/entities.html)

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