Re: French group separators

From: John Cowan (
Date: Mon Jul 07 2003 - 15:12:10 EDT

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    Michael Everson scripsit:

    > The typing habit was designed to assist typesetters in reading the
    > manuscript as they were setting type.

    Either this says that double-spacing after a sentence improves the readability
    of monospaced documents, or I misunderstand you entirely. After all, typists
    are (or were) taught to do so in all sorts of documents, including those
    like business letters that were not to be typeset.

    They do not preach                              John Cowan
      that their God will rouse them      
        A little before the nuts work loose.
    They do not teach                     
      that His Pity allows them                         --Rudyard Kipling,
        to drop their job when they damn-well choose.   "The Sons of Martha"

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