Re: DIV/CLASS: Mike Wexler: Re: HTML 3.2

Walter Ian Kaye (boo@best.com)
Thu, 16 May 1996 07:52:39 -0700


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Date: Thu, 16 May 1996 07:52:39 -0700
To: www-html@w3.org
From: boo@best.com (Walter Ian Kaye)
Subject: Re: DIV/CLASS: Mike Wexler: Re: HTML 3.2

At 9:33a 05/16/96, Dave Raggett wrote:
>> So just because neither Netscape nor Microsoft got around to implementing
>> JUSTIFY we don't get it? Somehow this doesn't strike me as very desirable.
>
>We will only get browsers with support for text justification if people
>are prepared to put in considerable effort and expense into developing
>and widely deploying browsers with this feature. To get high quality
>results this would have to be combined with hyphenation. I expect that
>this will come eventually, but it is certainly not viewed as the highest
>priority for vendors I have spoken with at this point.

Besides, it's generally known that justified text is harder to read than
raggett-..er, ragged right. ;)

-Walter

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