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

Ben Bucksch ben.bucksch at beonex.com
Wed Jun 30 17:50:02 UTC 2010


  On 30.06.2010 19:27, Dan Mosedale wrote:
> This isn't something that I've got experience with.  Are there folks 
> around who do?

Yes, I wrote the plaintext mail display originally.

I don't understand what Daniel means with the word "justification". Is 
he saying that <pre> (or its CSS equivalent) goes away? If so, that's a 
no-go.

>
> Dan
>
> -------- Original Message --------
> Subject: 	Official message from CSS Working Group
> Date: 	Wed, 30 Jun 2010 17:30:34 +0200
> From: 	Daniel Glazman <daniel at glazman.org> <mailto:daniel at glazman.org>
>
> 	
>
>
> Hi there,
>
> The CSS WG plans to make a change in CSS to disallow justification in
> conjunction with 'white-space: pre-wrap' and 'white-space: pre'.
>
> That could affect your products since text/plain email is usually
> rendered using an enclosing<pre>  element or other elements with
> one of the CSS declarations above.
>
> So my questions are:
>
> 1. do you think the proposal is reasonable here from your point of
>     view with your products in mind?
> 2. do you have any plans to offer visual justification of text/plain
>     messages in the future? The proposal could break that.
> 3. do you have any other comments on the proposal?
>
> I'd appreciate a fast answer, if you have two spare cycles.
> Thanks a lot!
>
>
>
>
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