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Re: dashes and non-breaking spaces

From: Paul Pogonyshev
Subject: Re: dashes and non-breaking spaces
Date: Thu, 13 Jan 2005 23:39:14 +0200
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Richard Stallman wrote:
>     Yes, it should stand out, but not everywhere.  Reading arbitrary mail
>     messages I am not interested in such technical details. In Gnus by
>     default, it must not be highlighted at all;
> The word "must" makes this statement so strong that it surprises me.
> Why do you think this is such a great problem?

Because it makes text harder to read.  You generally don't care if there
is a non-breaking space or a space in a mail your buddy sent to you, you
just read the message and don't want various extra symbols or highlights
get in your way.


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