[Scribus] Large number separators, revisited

tjakabfy tjakabfy
Sat Apr 30 18:10:00 CEST 2005

In Canada, eh!

Yes, this is the official way in Canada in accordance with Metric 
This avoids the confusion of the comma separators altogether.


Gregory Pittman wrote:

> I just received a small freebie (American) medical publication that, 
> to my surprise, displayed some large numbers thus:
> "...we do have a large amount of experience with more than 100 000 
> patients treated -- in some cases, more than 1 000 000 patients treated."
> This was part of a transcript of an interview, so it was obviously the 
> publisher's choice about how to depict this.  One advantage of spaces 
> is that it eliminates the confusion with commas and periods used a 
> sentence punctuation.
> (the poster formerly known as Greg)
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