W3C home > Mailing lists > Public > www-html@w3.org > April 2004

Re: nbsp and typography rules Re: <NOBR> - Returning to the question....

From: David Woolley <david@djwhome.demon.co.uk>
Date: Thu, 1 Apr 2004 07:15:34 +0100 (BST)
Message-Id: <200404010615.i316FYt00295@djwhome.demon.co.uk>
To: www-html@w3.org

> &nbsp; <del>wrong</del> poor man usage in French.
> 	<p>C'est incroyable&nbsp;!</p>

This is also common amongst non-professional typists in the UK.

> Typographic rules: You have often a =93espace fine=94 between the =
> character=20

In my view, that space should be inserted by the renderer, not by
the author, in the same way as the renderer may kern or ligature
Received on Thursday, 1 April 2004 01:43:09 UTC

This archive was generated by hypermail 2.3.1 : Wednesday, 7 January 2015 15:06:08 UTC