Re: French group separators

From: John Cowan (
Date: Mon Jul 07 2003 - 14:19:07 EDT

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    John Burger scripsit:

    > Really? TeX seems to "stretch" this space more than ordinary
    > inter-word spaces in justified text - there are even special commands
    > to tell TeX when a period really is (or isn't) end-of-sentence. I had
    > always assumed that this came from established type-setting practice -
    > no?

    You're right. If you use the \frenchspacing directive in TeX you turn this
    behavior off.

    The man that wanders far              
    from the walking tree                 
            --first line of a non-existent poem by:         John Cowan

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