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Re: fresh layer of paint for link checker

From: Ville Skyttä <ville.skytta@iki.fi>
Date: Wed, 24 Oct 2007 19:53:38 +0300
To: public-qa-dev@w3.org
Message-Id: <200710241953.38477.ville.skytta@iki.fi>

On Wednesday 24 October 2007, olivier Thereaux wrote:
> On Oct 23, 2007, at 23:57 , Ville Skyttä wrote:
>
> > 2) When there are long URLs among those checked, the heading is
> > wrapped
> > after "Checking link" and the URL is displayed on the next line.
> > This causes
> > jumping text effects as the heading area's height switches between
> > one and
> > two line "modes".
>
> I see three ways of doing this:
> * using non-breaking spaces in that text
> * forcing 1em height on the heading, which would make the second line
> disappear
> * forcing 2em height on the heading, making it look less nice, but
> there would be space for a second line without the jumping effect.
>
> I'm leaning toward the last solution, thoughts?

Agreed.  Additionally, maybe always add an explicit line break before the URL?
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