[rfc-i] Pagination requirements

Julian Reschke julian.reschke at gmx.de
Thu May 24 11:08:22 PDT 2012


On 2012-05-24 19:54, Joe Touch wrote:
>
>
> On 5/24/2012 10:49 AM, Iljitsch van Beijnum wrote:
>> On 24 May 2012, at 19:43 , Joe Touch wrote:
>>
>>>> "Refloweable" is also essential
>>>> when you want to be able non-monospaced fonts.
>>
>>> Only if you care about full text justification. Otherwise,
>>> variable-width fonts display .txt just fine
>>
>> I would find it easier to take your real concerns seriously if you
>> didn't multiplex them with such ridiculousness.
>
> I'm confused - someone else claimed that reflow is essential to using
> variable-width fonts.
>
> I'm demonstrating it's not true except for trivial aesthetics.

You did not. It doesn't work for anything that uses blank spaces for 
adjustment. Consider indented lists, tables, ABNF productions etc. So 
no, it's not only an artwork problem.

> What [part is ridiculous about my response?

See above.

Best regards, Julian


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