[texhax] The Em Rule, a Question of Style

Boris Veytsman borisv at lk.net
Tue May 18 18:55:59 CEST 2010

LM> Date: Tue, 18 May 2010 14:55:53 +0200
LM> From: Lars Madsen <daleif at imf.au.dk>

LM> To my knowledge, in English the em-dash is used without spaces, and in

LM> blah---blah

LM> in LaTeX code.

LM> Whereas in Danish, we write

LM> blah -- blah

LM> that is with spaces and with an en-dash. I haven't heard that a 
LM> non-breaking space is needed in this case.

In Babel documentation the use of dashes in different typographic
traditions is somewhat discussed.

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