Re: Line spacing (was Re: Some complaints about HTML 4.0)

David Perrell (davidp@earthlink.net)
Sat, 12 Jul 1997 23:05:23 -0700


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From: "David Perrell" <davidp@earthlink.net>
To: <www-html@w3.org>, "Walter Ian Kaye" <walter@natural-innovations.com>
Subject: Re: Line spacing (was Re: Some complaints about HTML 4.0)
Date: Sat, 12 Jul 1997 23:05:23 -0700

Walter Ian Kaye wrote:
> Well, how would we do this in a word processor? We would set the
style of
> a paragraph to have a certain size "space-before" value. Anyone who
would
> use multiple returns needs to go read the book "The Mac is not a
Typewriter"
> (which really is about word processing in general).

Now you're talking about style. Unfortunately, the major browser makers
don't seem yet to understand the structure of presentation.

Horizontal margins on inline elements could do away with many a
multiple consecutive &nbsp; and transparent spacer GIF.

David Perrell