[rfc-i] Call for Review of draft-iab-styleguide-01.txt, "RFC Style Guide"

Julian Reschke julian.reschke at gmx.de
Wed Mar 12 10:58:20 PDT 2014


On 2014-03-12 18:12, Nico Williams wrote:
> On Wed, Mar 12, 2014 at 12:04 PM, Julian Reschke <julian.reschke at gmx.de> wrote:
>> On 2014-03-12 17:58, Paul Hoffman wrote:
>>> So, either fix 3.2 to say "one blank space", or modify Section 1 to say
>>> that CMOS isn't always followed when because.
>>> ...
>>
>>
>> And furthermore, that would be a rule just for plain text output. Right?
>
> A resolution that may make the fewest people unhappy might be to say
> "two spaces" for the plain text rendering, and "a single wide or
> proportional space" in renderings that either use a larger repertoire
> of Unicode codepoints proportional-width fonts, respectively.

Remember that the tool needs to apply heuristics to detect where a 
sentence ends. I'd rather get rid of this; if nobody except us is doing 
it, maybe it's not needed?

Best regards, Julian



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