----- Original Message ----- From: "Kyrre Nygård" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> To: "David J Brooks" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>; <firstname.lastname@example.org> Sent: Friday, August 25, 2006 10:46 AM Subject: Re: The Regents of the University of California. Allrights reserved.
> At 12:50 25.08.2006, David J Brooks wrote: > > >Back in the Jurassic era, when typewriters still roamed the earth, it was a > >convention to leave a double-space following a period so that the reader > >could more easily distinguish the end of a sentence. With the advent of word > >processors (and proportional fonts) this double-spacing convention lapsed. > > > >My guess is that the code for SSH was written by someone who learned to type > >on a typewriter, or was taught by someone who learned to type that way. > > > >David > >-- > >Sure the Almighty created the world in only six days, > >but He didn't have an established user-base. > > Thanks for the information Mr. Brooks, and I see you messed up the > subject line :) > > I just hope somebody with the know-how can submit a patch. > I'm sure that will get prioritized right up top with the patch to change the text color on the screen to green, to be more historically accurate for a UNIX console. Seriously, if someone were to make a large spelling error/typo patch with a hundred or so typo corrections on it, there might be some interest. Ted _______________________________________________ email@example.com mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]"