Re: Fixed Width Spaces (was: Printing and Displaying DependentVowels)

Date: Wed Mar 31 2004 - 14:17:56 EST

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    Language Analysis Systems, Inc. Unicode list reader scripsit:

    > It sorta seems like the need to keep phrases like "Louis XIV" together
    > is a valid one the deserves a solution, but it also seems fairly
    > esoteric-- typesetters and people who give a lot of thought to the
    > presentation of their text might use this, but most people wouldn't.
    > This makes me wonder if it's a plain-text thing.

    In the TeX typesetting tradition, at least, it *is* done by markup.

    John Cowan
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    is exchanged. So it was at King's Bench in common law England; so it was
    under the common law in the American colonies; so it was through more than
    two centuries of jurisprudence in this country; and so it is today. 
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