"...when he sits down to type, Julian Assange reverts to an antiquated habit that would not have been out of place in the secretarial pools of the 1950s: He uses two spaces after every period. Which—for the record—is totally, completely, utterly, and inarguably wrong."
Jesu! How I have labored to make people understand this silly little thing...I do not understand, either, how it remains with our wholly digital generation who never had to use a typewriter. As the article notes, their teachers were taught to do so and, rather than teach them WHY it was done, the new teachers just keep passing it on like the plague.
Save your children from the horrid disease and maybe we can end it in our lifetime.