[Scribus] word wrap error

Bart Alberti bart
Mon May 2 02:35:48 CEST 2005

I have been told vehemently that TWO spaces should be put between sentences
and just as insistently that such is old hat. If it affects appearance then
it counts as a problem as it would since the line breaks inappropriately.

Bart Alberti

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Rainer Heilke" <rheilke at dragonhearth.com>
To: <scribus at nashi.altmuehlnet.de>
Sent: Sunday, May 01, 2005 8:23 AM
Subject: Re: [Scribus] word wrap error

> Gregory Pittman wrote:
> > I'm not sure about the UK, but I know in the US, typists/word
> > processors usually put two spaces between sentences, and this is
> > perhaps where Scribus has a problem.  Since we're in such a habit of
> > typing two spaces between sentences, Scribus needs to allow for this.
> Just to clarify a touch, the "two space" habit is a hold-over from
> typewriters and when computers only had fixed-width fonts. Whenever you
> have proportional fonts, this is considered unacceptable (at least it is
> here in Canada). Not to criticize, but I'm surprised anyone does this
> any more.
> This is not to say Scribus is behaving correctly, but I wouldn't
> consider this a bug. I'd mark this as a non-critical enhancement.
> Just my 1.5 cents.
> Rainer
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