[bksvol-discuss] Re: Ellipses

  • From: "Bob W" <rwiley45@xxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: <bksvol-discuss@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Wed, 26 May 2010 13:45:22 -0500

I know we've had this discussion before, but I don't remember the outcome. It's 
really up to the Braille  users since it effects them more.

Without further direction, I would put spaces on both sides of the elipsis.

  ----- Original Message ----- 
  To: bksvol-discuss@xxxxxxxxxxxxx 
  Sent: Wednesday, May 26, 2010 1:39 PM
  Subject: [bksvol-discuss] Re: Ellipses

  I think it would look a bit strange if you were to put a space after the 
ellipsis but not before it. So if you're not going to put a space in front, you 
shouldn't put one after it either.


    ----- Original Message ----- 
    From: Lori Castner 
    To: bksvol-discuss@xxxxxxxxxxxxx 
    Sent: Wednesday, May 26, 2010 1:12 PM
    Subject: [bksvol-discuss] Ellipses

    I know this topic has come up many times, but I'm confused again.
    In the latest issue of the Volunteer Manual it states not to place a space 
before the first dot and to remove all spaces between the three dots, but it 
does not state what to do after the third dot if the ellipsis occurs in the 
middle of a sentence as it often does.
    Ellipses are frequently used in mid-sentence in dialog, and I want to be 
sure to handle them correctly.

    Lori C.

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