Re: double hyphen

From: Michael Everson (
Date: Mon Mar 07 2005 - 03:57:46 CST

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    At 00:47 -0800 2005-03-07, Patrick Andries wrote:

    >BTW, the "cleverness" of some software that
    >replace this - - into an emdash presents
    >more problem today in France since a new family
    >name decree has become law. I leave a space
    >between the two "-" here, so that the double
    >hyphen appears clearly with all fonts.

    Surely the problem is on the side of the people
    who made the decree without thinking of the
    processing consequences.

    Michael Everson * * Everson Typography *  *

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