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On 08/16/2013 10:08 PM, James Knott wrote:
Virgil Arrington wrote:
Just curious, since nearly every professionally published book since
the mid-1900s has had one space after sentence ending punctuation, do
you find reading books difficult?
I just picked up the closest book I had at hand.  It's "Computer
Networks", by Andrew Tanenbaum & David Wetherall, 5th edition, published
in 2012 by Pearson.. It has wider spacing between sentences than words.
Second book I picked off my bookshelf is "Ethernet The Definitive Guide"
by Charles Spurgeon, 1st edition, 2000, from O'Reilly.  It also has
wider spacing between sentences.  That's 2 for 2 of the first 2 books I

You and I obviously have different tastes in literature. But, no matter, I'll follow Tom's advice and let the matter go. I'm happy to follow the advice of the overwhelming majority of professional typographers. If you don't want to, you don't have to, and I'll respect that.


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