[bksvol-discuss] Re: Formatting question re ellipsis.

It is something which I have not considered before, but it seems a 
reasonable assumption that an elipsis would occur before a period. After all, 
an 
elipsis implies an unfinished sentence, or at least an unfinished thought, and 
a period is a signal that the sentence has stopped.


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Hi Everyone!
 
I know we've had several discussions on this subject and don't wish to open 
a Pandora's box again.... However, I'm wondering if there should still be 
no
spaces when you have a sentence with a period, plus and ellipsis?  I am 
proofreading two books that have four periods, (an ellipsis followed by a 
period).
Should there be a space after the period? What's confusing is whether the 
ellipsis actually occurs before the period or whether it occurs after it. 
Hope
that makes sense.
 
I'm asking because I want to be consistent; and be sure that I and the 
Braille translator handle the situation correctly. *smile*
 
Thank you.
 
Blessings.
 
Lynnsky
 

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