[PATCH v4] Remove whitespaces and tabs
dimesio at earthlink.net
Mon Oct 19 06:52:41 CDT 2015
On Mon, 19 Oct 2015 04:35:07 -0500
Austin English <austinenglish at gmail.com> wrote:
> I recall hearing this rule in school from some older teachers (use two
> spaces when starting a new sentence). However, at most some teachers
> would do it in things that they typed, but it was never a requirement
> for students, and it is not a common practice in my experience..
I'm old enough to remember it. It goes back to the days of typewriters using monospaced fonts; the purpose was to improve readability by making the breaks between sentences clearer. It died with the advent of personal computers, but a surprising number of people still think it is the rule.
Rosanne DiMesio <dimesio at earthlink.net>
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