From: fantasai (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Date: Tue Mar 30 2004 - 21:01:59 EST
Ernest Cline wrote:
> The main usage is with compound words such as "ice cream" or
> "Louis XIV" or commercial phrases such as "Camry SE" where for
> esthetic reasons an author would prefer that the space not expand
> upon justification,
Given wide enough measures, good text layout program should be able
to produce justified text without very noticeable changes in word
> NBSP doesn't break, but should it justify?
I believe NBSP should be, to the reader, indistinguishable from a
regular space. It does not have a semantic function as a compound-
word-joiner; it's just a space that doesn't break, and therefore
should be treated like any other space.
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