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

David Ascher dascher at mozillamessaging.com
Wed Jun 30 23:43:28 UTC 2010


  On 6/30/10 3:22 PM, Daniel Glazman wrote:
> We're not using it _now_ in text/plain email. But it could make sense:
>
>   Launch your preferred  Office suite, type  some kilometers of
>   text, switch all to a monospace font like Courier and justify
>   the  text.   Just  like  in  the  current  paragraph  that  I
>   manually justified.
>
> And then the user in me thinks "why not?" in email...

If they're using HTML email, then just choosing a monospace font won't 
affect TB's ability to send an email that's full-justified, right?  If 
they're using plain-text (<pre>), then there are a lot of things that 
would look different.

Can you summarize why the CSS-WG is proposing this change?

--da




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