Then I asked the question "who'd have thunk it?".
Thanks Roger :)
And I prefer to try to use ( URL ), note the spaces, if I feel the need to
make it stand out at all.
Chris (always partial to ". cuz it's logical.)
On Tue, 24 Jul 2001, Roger Lawson wrote:
> ", vs ,"
> According to William F. Phillips ([log in to unmask]), in the days
> when printing used raised bits of metal, "." and "," were the most
> delicate, and were in danger of damage (the face of the piece of type
> might break off from the body, or be bent or dented from above) if
> they had a '"' on one side and a blank space on the other. Hence the
> convention arose of always using '."' and ',"' rather than '".' and
> '",', regardless of logic.
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