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Re: [css4-text] 'text-autospace' and French guillemets

From: fantasai <fantasai.lists@inkedblade.net>
Date: Mon, 09 Aug 2004 10:18:27 +0200
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To: www-style@w3.org

Etan Wexler wrote:
> 
>> Exactly, what space is put between the text and the quote marks in
>> France?
> 
> I don't know. Some person at the French Academy probably knows. (Contact 
> information is at <http://www.academie-francaise.fr/contact/index.html>.)

It's a French thin space, which is, IIRC, of a slightly different size than
the Unicode thin space. 1/5 or 1/6 of an em, I forget which.

~fantasai
who doesn't really remember where that information came from

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