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Subject: Re: (Fwd) Re: [MHTML] Good usage of HTML in e-mail
From: Jacob Palme <[log in to unmask]>
Reply-To:IETF working group on HTML in e-mail <[log in to unmask]>
Date:Sat, 6 Feb 1999 14:13:33 +0100
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At 03.12 +0100 99-02-04, Jamie Zawinski wrote:
> I don't care about line length, I care about fonts that are large enough
> that I can read them.

But shorter lines are readable in smaller fonts than longer lines.
>
> I don't buy your assumption that the reason people are cranking down the
> font size is because they care about line length.  In fact, I would
> wager that most web site designers have never even given a thought to
> line length.

They may not explicitly think that way. But the cause may be there
anyway. They may intuitively feel that long lines in small fonts
are not neat. Or readers may complain against long liens in small
fonts.
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Jacob Palme <[log in to unmask]> (Stockholm University and KTH)
for more info see URL: http://www.dsv.su.se/~jpalme

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