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Re: lynx-dev Spacing cleanups and nits

From: pg
Subject: Re: lynx-dev Spacing cleanups and nits
Date: Thu, 10 Dec 1998 22:28:01 -0700 (MST)

In a recent note, Chuck Martin said:

> Date: Thu, 10 Dec 1998 16:35:07 -0500
> I agree completely.  One thing I've noticed about lynx that I wish was
> done differently is that rendered documents don't put two spaces after a
> period at the end of a sentence even if they're present in the source.
> It seems to me that more than one space after a period should be
> collapsed to *two* spaces instead of one.  Also, a period followed by

Unfortunately, HTML syntax requires that multiple whitespace be
treated as a single blank.

> whitespace (including newlines) and then an uppercase letter should be
> assumed to be the end of a sentence, and two spaces placed at that
> point if the uppercase letter ends up on the same line in the rendered
> document.
    "I do not love thee, Dr.  Fell."

-- gil

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