[rfc-i] draft-iab-rfcformatreq-01: fixed-width != ASCII

Julian Reschke julian.reschke at gmx.de
Fri Jan 25 00:39:53 PST 2013


On 2013-01-25 09:28, Ole Jacobsen wrote:
>
> Just to add a small wrinkle: IF the objective is to define a new
> format for the "pretty" (printed) version of an RFC then we should NOT
> have double spaces between each sentence. Double spaces is an old
> "typewriter" convention specifically designed to improve readability
> when using "typewriter" fonts (fixed width). The accepted typesetting
> standard is to use SINGLE spaces between sentences since variable-
> width fonts are designed/kerned to look best typeset using that
> convention.
>
> Ole

Indeed.

Best regards, Julian



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