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Re: Working on New Styles for W3C Specifications

From: Bjoern Hoehrmann <derhoermi@gmx.net>
Date: Mon, 28 Nov 2011 18:51:07 +0100
To: Vincent Hardy <vhardy@adobe.com>
Cc: "spec-prod@w3.org" <spec-prod@w3.org>
Message-ID: <klg7d75uq5u1sjbjrlpq9kb84b24ic0a31@hive.bjoern.hoehrmann.de>
* Vincent Hardy wrote:
>As part of editorial work in the CSS and SVG Working Groups, I have
>started a specification styling project to improve the readability of
>our specifications. I have been working with Ben Schwarz, a designer and
>typographer with experience [1] in this area. I will also be working
>with Elika Etemad and Divya Manian on this effort. We have an Editor's
>Draft that illustrates the draft styles:
>(select the 'additional spec. style toggle in the upper right).

Is the idea to start with fixed-width centered column layouts with pixel
font sizes from the 1990s and then develop that into something modern? I
do like that you've picked a font designed for print and made the type
smaller to improve readability on large computer screens.
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