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Re: sentence spacing

From: Patrick Rourke <ptrourke@mediaone.net>
Date: Mon, 13 Aug 2001 11:15:32 -0400
Message-ID: <000401c1240a$d1cf9640$5f00000a@psicorp.com>
To: "John Russell" <ve3ll@rac.ca>, <www-amaya@w3.org>
My mistake.  I thought browsers do, but can't find any evidence to support
that belief, so I am likely wrong.  However, it should be logically possible
to distinguish *most* end-of-sentence periods from *most* other periods (see
if the letter following the space following the period is a capital, and
then check the letters before the period to see if they match those
abbreviations (like courtesy titles, or the Ph. in Ph.D., U.S. in U.S.A.,
etc.) most likely to end in periods and be followed by a capital, etc.).

----- Original Message -----
From: "John Russell" <ve3ll@rac.ca>
To: <www-amaya@w3.org>
Sent: Monday, August 13, 2001 11:10 AM
Subject: sentence spacing

> Could the contributer that said browsers do spacing after sentences
> please reference the browsers that do this. I know many word pro
> and page design editors work this way but have yet to see a browser
> do other than a simple space following a sentence.
> John Russell, VE3LL@RAC.CA
> http://www.cgocable.net/~jrussel
> Be sure to check your HTML markup code
> tags by using http://validator.w3.org or
> http://www.htmlhelp.com/tools/validator/
Received on Monday, 13 August 2001 11:19:13 UTC

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