At 11:00 Uhr -0400 17.10.2005, Michael Brady wrote:
>On Oct 17, 2005, at 10:47 AM, Rolf F. Rehe wrote:
>>I think ``spacebands'' is rather misleading, an arbitrary
>>designation. "Blank line" it should be.
>Agreed, but not arbitrary. A "spaceband" is (a) a Linotype terms for
>a sliding, variable-width space matrice (well, not literally a
>matrice) used to fill out lines; and (b) not the musical combo in
>the Star Wars bar scene.
Quite true. But a spaceband of Linotype coinage is a horizontal, not
a vertical spacing tool.
Version b: if you say so.
Rolf F. Rehe
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