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Re: A proposed standard for CSS-controlled sentence spacing

From: Jens O. Meiert <jens@meiert.com>
Date: Fri, 11 Jan 2013 08:49:22 -0800
Message-ID: <CAJ0g8QS8CwGY=dm35C8HJAA1UjRQouNcXpvP-Pc=SwZf0XE1DQ@mail.gmail.com>
To: "Thomas A. Fine" <fine@head.cfa.harvard.edu>
Cc: www-style@w3.org
> The javascript relies on finding two spaces between sentences for
> sentence detection.

I can’t help it: “[T]ypographically speaking, typing two spaces before
the start of a new sentence is absolutely, unequivocally wrong.”

* http://web.archive.org/web/20110728124818/http://www.slate.com/id/2281146/pagenum/all/
* http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sentence_spacing#Typography
* http://designaday.tumblr.com/post/129167950/an-appeal-to-english-teachers

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Jens O. Meiert
http://meiert.com/en/
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