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Re: Working on New Styles for W3C Specifications

From: Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>
Date: Mon, 28 Nov 2011 17:58:26 +0100
Message-ID: <4ED3BDB2.5060103@gmx.de>
To: Vincent Hardy <vhardy@adobe.com>
CC: "chairs@w3.org" <chairs@w3.org>, "spec-prod@w3.org" <spec-prod@w3.org>
On 2011-11-28 17:52, Vincent Hardy wrote:
> Dear Working Group Chairs,
>
> As part of editorial work in the CSS and SVG Working Groups, I have
> started a specification styling project to improve the readability of
> our specifications. I have been working with Ben Schwarz, a designer and
> typographer with experience [1] in this area. I will also be working
> with Elika Etemad and Divya Manian on this effort. We have an Editor's
> Draft that illustrates the draft styles:
>
> http://dev.w3.org/csswg/css3-transforms/
> (select the 'additional spec. style toggle in the upper right).
>
> and also:
> http://dvcs.w3.org/hg/FXTF/raw-file/tip/custom/index.html
> (which uses the style by default).
>
> If you are interested in providing feedback on the styles or wish to
> participate in this project, please contact me, otherwise no actions are
> required of your group. In a few months, in coordination with the W3C
> Comm Team, we will assess the feedback we receive and determine whether
> we should seek broader adoption of the styles.
> ...

I know that this will get me into trouble, but anyway: I *like* reading 
specs in wide windows. I *want* long lines. I can understand that others 
prefer narrower columns, but how about just resizing the browser window?

Best regards, Julian
Received on Monday, 28 November 2011 16:59:15 GMT

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