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Re: RFC: new vertical layout engine

From: Patrick McCarty
Subject: Re: RFC: new vertical layout engine
Date: Sat, 25 Jul 2009 11:41:38 -0700
User-agent: Mutt/1.5.18 (2008-05-17)

On Sat, Jul 25, 2009 at 11:01:44AM -0700, Mark Polesky wrote:
> Kieren MacMillan wrote:
> > Excellent!
> > Then I nominate @frenchspacing (i.e., single-spaced sentences)
> > be used for the English docs, consistent with the overwhelming
> > majority of modern English typographic style guides and
> > practice... Seconder? Opposed? Abstentions?
> Seconder.
> Patrick McCarty wrote:
> > Don't we want to be following the GNU Coding Standards?  They
> > explicitly suggest using two spaces after a full stop.
> The GNU Coding Standards specify two spaces after the end of
> sentences in *comments* only. See paragraph 6:

Ak, okay.  And the standards are silent about this issue when it comes
to documentation.

I'm not really for or against it then.  :-)  I will adjust if need be.


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