On 2018-04-04 19:12, Wol's lists wrote:

> Different horses, different courses. I believe the indent was dropped
> to save a keystroke, so why the double-space is there (requiring an
> extra keystroke) I don't know.
> And why use secretarial style when you're typesetting? One is for
> letters, the other is typically for books ... that's the trouble with
> all this Artificial Stupidity - it blindly enforces rules that are
> irrelevant (or even wrong!!!) for the current scenario.

I follow the double space rule when writing, and I find it helpful when
text I'm reading (in fixed-size font - which is of course how I read
email) is written that way.

I didn't know it was "secretarial" - that's definitely a major drawback!

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