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Re: line adjustment at the end of a sentence

From: Barry Margolin
Subject: Re: line adjustment at the end of a sentence
Date: Wed, 26 Sep 2012 16:35:25 -0400
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In article <>,
 "Drew Adams" <> wrote:

> > The number of spaces between English sentences has been 
> > gradually switching from two to one.
> Dunno about that.  Mostly I think people just use plain text less and 
> formatted
> text more nowadays.

Right. The old convention was for typewriters with fixed-width fonts, 
and Emacs was designed for the same type of text processing.

I don't think it was ever applied to typeset text, and most people now 
use word processors that generate comparable output.

Barry Margolin,
Arlington, MA
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