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Virgil, I'll have to disagree with your last sentence. It's quite obvious to me when there are two spaces after a sentence-ending period rather than just one, even with proportional fonts (allowing for the possibility that there's a font somewhere with a wider space than the others). I prefer the double space, myself.


On 9/5/2013 15:45, Virgil Arrington wrote:

Don't misunderstand me. I much prefer a single space after sentence ending punctuation for reasons I have written many times before. I was just surprised that Jury advocated going further and using an even narrower space. I consider that a little over the top, even for an obsessive typophile like me. I doubt that any such narrowing would even be noticeable by the typical reader. And the optical illusion of a wider space that Jury notes is caused by the inherent space included with periods and commas should satisfy the two space folks.


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