experience with/opinions on justification and CSS white-space properties in email?

David Ascher dascher at mozilla.com
Thu Jul 1 05:42:36 UTC 2010



On 2010-06-30, at 9:58 PM, Daniel Glazman <daniel at glazman.org> wrote:
> Sure. 'pre' and 'pre-wrap' mean preservation of all whitespaces  
> including tabs, CR and LF. Justification of such a text would then
> imply distribution of available space to all existing embedded
> whitespaces and that is exactly something <pre> prevents... So
> 'pre' and 'justify' are a bit antinomic here. We just want to make
> sure you understand the issue.

Yup, makes sense.

>
> I guess that your reactions mean:
>
> 1. we can go ahead
>
> 2. if you ever want to justify text in monospace i the future, you can
>   switch to a <p style="font-family: monospace; text-align: justify">

As far as I can tell, yup.

Thx for checking with us, and thanks for the css wg work!
>
> </Daniel>



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