/linked/2017/07/07/dash-dash

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anonymous:
I am having a hard time thinking of something less consequential than this.
4:50 pm — Friday, 7 July 2017
Vanilla Dry Ice:
I think a Change.org petition is in order. File it right under the one that attempts to toughen human trafficking laws.
5:11 pm — Friday, 7 July 2017
My Optional Name:
If this bothers someone, then they can just set this themselves as a custom text replacement string (Settings > General > Keyboards > Text Replacement). Unless that feature is being completely dropped in iOS 11, which I very much doubt.
5:28 pm — Friday, 7 July 2017
Q*Bert:
As someone who actually likes to use en dashes, I like this. the 1, 2, 3 lengths is simple to understand and use.
6:17 pm — Friday, 7 July 2017
anonymous:
This seems like an improvement, not a bug: space en dash space is infinitely preferable to an em dash.

Typographic norms need to adapt to the digital age.
6:37 pm — Friday, 7 July 2017
ass:
This is exactly the kind of thing Grubs loves to raise a stink about when in reality no one really cares.
7:18 pm — Friday, 7 July 2017
Gruber the Booger:
¯\_(-_-)_/¯
6:34 pm — Saturday, 8 July 2017
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