[mb-style] Unicode objections
hawke at hawkesnest.net
Sun Feb 6 23:11:48 UTC 2011
On 2/5/2011 10:55 PM, abarnert wrote:
> Because if we mandate (that means require, not allow) open em dashes (" — ",
> with space on each side), then we ASCIIfy that using the "--" rule, we'll be
> effectively mandating " -- " for the ASCII versions, which is probably not
> what we want.
Leaving aside why we'd mandate open em dashes in the first place, I
would indeed expect a conversion to leave the spaces in place. Why
wouldn't it be so?
--Alex Mauer "hawke"
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