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Re: Suggestion to add "spacing between sentences" to CSS3 Line WD

From: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
Date: Tue, 17 Dec 2002 01:07:06 +0000 (GMT)
To: Shelby Moore <shelby@coolpage.com>
Cc: Christos Cheretakis <xalkina@otenet.gr>, "www-style@w3.org" <www-style@w3.org>
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.21.0212170102220.17087-100000@dhalsim.dreamhost.com>

On Mon, 16 Dec 2002, Shelby Moore wrote:
>>> "Define 'sentence'." is a command, not a reason.  Any way, maybe it is just
>>> a cultural difference.  My mistake for taking it negatively.
>>  "Define 'sentence'" is the first technical question to ask in order 
>> to get closer to a solution.
> In my culture that is a command, not a technical question.  A command as
> response to a suggestion is impolite where I come from.

My apologies for this cultural clash.

> Any way, I predicted this would not be solved any time soon.  I feel I
> have a stronger argument now when advising people to use double spaces
> on the web, at least until lower common denominator (resolution,
> handicaps, etc) disappear...  maybe in heaven :-)

Please be aware that typography experts are arguing the opposite. :-)

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