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# Re: Patch for end of sentence markup etc. in manuals

```On Fri, 2004-11-05 at 13:35, Paolo Bonzini wrote:
> > The 'two spaces' rule is indeed a typewriter convention, but it comes
> > from general typesetting conventions where a sentence break should be
> > larger than the normal inter-word gap.  The reason for conventions such
> > as this is that it makes the text easier to read rapidly: the larger gap