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Re: CSS and Eccentric Poems.

From: David Seibert <dseibert@sqwest.bc.ca>
Date: Wed, 3 Jul 1996 09:26:46 -0700 (PDT)
Message-Id: <199607031626.JAA13655@sqwest.west.sq.com>
To: Bert.Bos@sophia.inria.fr (Bert Bos)
Cc: f92-cbe@nada.kth.se, www-style@w3.org
> Bert Bos wrote:
> 
> Here are two alternative ways of expressing the layout of the same
> poem. This time using the STYLE attribute only, to keep the
> information local. Which is preferred depends on one's taste:
> 
>     <p>in Just-<br>
>     spring<br style="display:inline;width:7em">when the world is mud-<br>
>     luscious the little<br>
>     lame baloonman
> 
> or:
> 
>     <p>in Just-<br>
>     spring<span style="word-spacing:7em"> </span>when the world is mud-<br>
>     luscious the little<br>
>     lame baloonman
> 

These aren't quite the same, are they?  Setting "word-spacing:7em" adds
7em to the default word-spacing, while setting "width:7em" for the <br>
should produce a space with a width of 7em, which is shorter unless the
default word-spacing is 0, right?  Am I interpreting the meaning of <br> 
correctly?

David
Received on Wednesday, 3 July 1996 12:27:39 GMT

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