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Re: Follow-up on Balance Text Proposal

From: Tab Atkins Jr. <jackalmage@gmail.com>
Date: Sun, 12 Oct 2014 14:55:52 -0700
Message-ID: <CAAWBYDBuy4MS+EEMSAv-L+BwkPNMA8C-X=miMEy_LhNf9VWHFg@mail.gmail.com>
To: Henrik Andersson <henke@henke37.cjb.net>
Cc: Zack Weinberg <zackw@panix.com>, Bobby Mozumder <mozumder@futureclaw.com>, "Lewis, Eric" <eric.lewis@nytimes.com>, www-style list <www-style@w3.org>
On Sun, Oct 12, 2014 at 11:05 AM, Henrik Andersson
<henke@henke37.cjb.net> wrote:
> Tab Atkins Jr. skrev:
>> When you have a huge page of text which wasn't intended to be
>> displayed as a web page, but nonetheless is being viewed. Don't wanna
>> crash your browser trying to optimally balance a 10k line "paragraph"
>> of JSON. So it's hard to put this in the UA stylesheet, or build it
>> into "normal". ~TJ
>
> How is it hard?

For the reason I just stated.

> And more importantly, how does it differ from a general case of long text?

Normal text does not get troublesomely long.

~TJ
Received on Sunday, 12 October 2014 21:56:39 UTC

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