[python-win32] Request for comments - the spaces issue [SEC=PERSONAL]
Andrew.MacIntyre at acma.gov.au
Mon May 26 06:04:21 CEST 2008
> Interesting. I don't like the idea of 2 spaces after a period.
> Internet research on this topic seems to favor one space.
> I notice when a PEP is set in monospace there are 2 spaces after
> periods, otherwise 1 space. That seems inconsistent.
It's not as inconsistent as might seem, as the two spaces after a period
rule comes from monospaced typewriters where the period occupies a full
character width. The 1 space after a period rule applies to
proportional fonts fonts where the period is much narrower than the
adjacent characters or the space.
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