Fixing HTML's Bad Bottom Margin

   HTML is notorious for adding space below each paragraph. That may be a lot like bullet lists today, but it's not nearly so elegant as classical typography, where the lines were all spaced the same and the distinction between paragraphs was highlighted by a first line indent. I'd puzzled for some time over how to fix it, but after a lot of Googling, I found this in the CSS...

   p {margin-bottom: 0.8em;}

   I changed it to this, and everything works like it ought to:

   p {margin-bottom: 0em;}

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