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Re: should \s include \240?

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From:
Nicholas Clark
Date:
January 31, 2001 08:25
Subject:
Re: should \s include \240?
Message ID:
20010131162516.H76607@plum.flirble.org
On Wed, Jan 31, 2001 at 11:01:59AM -0500, Jeff Pinyan wrote:
> Just wondering... a non-breaking space IS still a space.  So should the \s
> metaclass contain character "\240"?

"IS still a space" in what sense? [or in whose standard?]
The annoyance of adding it to the class of "spaces" is that any program
that uses that clase to decide where it can word wrap will start wrapping
at non breaking spaces.

Which as a user you then say: D'oh

Nicholas Clark 

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