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Re: Punctuation and line breaking

From: Reimer Behrends
Subject: Re: Punctuation and line breaking
Date: Wed, 15 May 2002 07:28:59 -0400
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On Wed, May 15, 2002 at 10:11:40AM +0200, Ludovic Court?s wrote:
> In French `typography standards', double punctuation marks (ie. ? ! : ;) are
> always preceded by a whitespace, unlike in English (and Spanish as well AFAIK)
> where punctuation marks are always written right after the previous word.

Actually, isn't the rule that the double punctuation marks in French are
preceded by a _thin_ space, i.e. 0.5s or 0.125f wide, rather than a full
interword space?

                        Reimer Behrends

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