Re: Space after Periods

Guido van Rossum <>
Message-id: <>
Subject: Re: Space after Periods 
X-Organization: CWI (Centrum voor Wiskunde en Informatica)
X-Phone: +31 20 5924127 (work), +31 20 6225521 (home), +31 20 5924199 (fax)
Date: Fri, 02 Jul 1993 10:54:12 +0200
From: Guido van Rossum <>
Status: RO
> Actually, I think most books don't do this any more. Newspapers certainly
> don't. It's way too much trouble escaping out all the abbreviations. It
> doesn't really add anything to readability.

FrameMaker doesn't have support for extra space after a sentence
either, and I must say I don't miss it.  I think it's mostly
propaganda by Knuth and Kernighan (TeX and troff) that makes people
want this.

Let's keep HTML simple!

--Guido van Rossum, CWI, Amsterdam <>