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From: Rob Stewart (stewart_at_[hidden])
Date: 2004-12-15 12:08:19

From: David Abrahams <dave_at_[hidden]>
> Rob Stewart wrote:
> > From: David Abrahams <dave_at_[hidden]>
> >>
> >> While Rene was wrangling fonts I forgot that I went through this whole
> >> process with Bill Venners of Artima. We ended up with a very different
> >> answer, because Bill abhors the idea of specifying a font size; he wants
> >> to respect peoples' preferences. I would appreciate it if everybody
> >> would check out:
> >>
> >>
> >
> > I looked at the HTML and CSS source. He specifies font sizes all
> > over the place. Some are percentages of normal; some are so many
> > ems. That doesn't fit with what you're saying. Did he
> > ultimately give up?
> As Rene said, no. In fact we worked damned hard to make it that good.

OK, so I misunderstood what you meant by "abhors the idea of
specifying a font size."

> But what is your overall impression of the page?

I'd call it excellent, save for the italicized formulas. The low
resolution of a typical computer screen leads to garbled text
because of the jaggies on the /'s, l's, and t's.

Rob Stewart                           stewart_at_[hidden]
Software Engineer           
Susquehanna International Group, LLP  using std::disclaimer;

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