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Re: RFC: new vertical layout engine

From: Werner LEMBERG
Subject: Re: RFC: new vertical layout engine
Date: Sat, 25 Jul 2009 21:45:27 +0200 (CEST)

>> Indeed, I just see that @frenchspacing is only used for French and
>> Japanese (the latter only partially).  It should be activated for all
>> languages except, perhaps, English.  Note that I don't care what you
>> native speakers actually decide for English
> 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?

A minor note: @frenchspacing is actually set for German et al. via the
@documentlanguage command -- I forgot about that.  No need to set
@frenchspacing directly.


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