>>> Thank you for injecting some sanity in an inane thread. I've been in the
>>> business 25 years and seen language/OS fads come and go with abandon. It
>> Is this a record for both left and right text alignment without
>> inserted spaces or artificial filling?
>No. In fact, it is not very hard to make both the left and right
>text align without artifical filling. The hardest part is making
>sure that you do not have a spelling error somewhere. It is very
>annoying to get to the end of a long post, that you have arranged
>to fully justify without artificial aid, and then find you missed
>a character somewhere. You also have to be careful about how you
>end each sentence. Putting a single space after some periods and
>a double space after others will not do, for example.
>The key is the flexibility of English. For example, on line four
>of the previous paragraph, I originally typed "managed", but that
>was one character short, and so I tried "arranged", and that fit.
>Anyway, I've seen people do several dozen lines of text this way.
>Often, what happens is the first three or four just happen to fit
>on their own, and then the person starts making sure the rest fit
>Some people consider it acceptable to switch the length between
>paragraphs, like I am doing right now, but some people consider
>that to be cheating, or at least inelegant.