Re: Gutter language
Ka-Ping Yee writes:
> David Perrell wrote:
> > Of course, WWW authors will be denied gutters.
> Not necessarily! What about style sheets for printing?
Sure . The first outcome of the printing workshop was a W3C
working group on fonts -- which are important both for glass and
For some very early work on how CSS can support the concept of pages,
> > But from experience
> > I contend that alleys are preferable
> Supporting vote for "alley".
> Nice, short, simple term with an obvious meaning and easily
> distinguishable from "gutter".
I'm all for finding non-ambigous terms; "leading" is useless these
days due to two different interpretations. "Alley"? Perhaps -- has the
term been used in this context before? It's not in the "glossary".
BTW, we've combined the "column-width" and "gutter" properties in 
and now use "columns" with two arguments instead.
Hakon W Lie, W3C/INRIA, Sophia-Antipolis, France