[Ecls-list] moderize html doco

Gregory Martin Pfeil greg at technomadic.org
Tue Jan 10 08:21:04 UTC 2006

On 10 Jan 2006, at 8:10, Julian Stecklina wrote:

> On Tue, 10 Jan 2006 19:08:21 +1100
> Dean O'Connor <dean.oconnor at ite.com.au> wrote:
>> Hello
>> This is a suggestion regarding the ECLS html documentation (online
>> website manuals and offline CVS doco).
> It is definitely an improvement. Some random remarks:
> * hard coding a width in pixels is generally a bad idea. Something  
> like
> 80% will probably give better results for the broad masses?

My recommendation would be to forget about putting a width on the  
body and do something like:

p { max-width: 33em; }

This keeps long lines from appearing, and scales well when people  
increase the font size. I'd say it's the single most important line  
in a style sheet.

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