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Re: [Qemu-trivial] [Qemu-devel] [PATCH v2 1/2] docs/memory.txt: Put one

From: Fam Zheng
Subject: Re: [Qemu-trivial] [Qemu-devel] [PATCH v2 1/2] docs/memory.txt: Put one whitespace between sentences
Date: Mon, 5 May 2014 19:30:45 +0800
User-agent: Mutt/1.5.23 (2014-03-12)

On Mon, 05/05 15:05, Michael Tokarev wrote:
> 05.05.2014 14:59, Fam Zheng wrote:
> > In other words, whitespace changes only.
> >  The memory API models the memory and I/O buses and controllers of a QEMU
> > -machine.  It attempts to allow modelling of:
> > +machine. It attempts to allow modelling of:
> What's the point?  In text form, it is quite often and, to my taste, quite
> normal to use 2 spaces after the full-dot (at the end of the sentence), just
> like an extra line between paragraphs.  This way, it is easier to separate
> sentences between each other.
> In real typography, 1.5-sized space is usually used in such places.  But since
> plaintext format has no 1.5-sized space, 2 spaces is used.
> I'd send an opposite patch, which adds additional space where it is missing.. 
> :)

Well, out of my first reaction on the inconsistency. I just get a feeling on
this controversy by looking at the length of this Wikipedia page's reference


Does NOT matter for me, anyway :)


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