Subject: Re: [boost] New Book: Introduction to the C++ Boost Libraries, Volume I - Foundations
From: Giovanni Piero Deretta (gpderetta_at_[hidden])
Date: 2010-09-22 11:21:26
On Wed, Sep 22, 2010 at 3:05 PM, Paul A. Bristow
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: boost-bounces_at_[hidden] [mailto:boost-bounces_at_[hidden]]
>> On Behalf Of Artyom
>> Sent: Wednesday, September 22, 2010 1:28 PM
>> To: boost_at_[hidden]
>> Subject: Re: [boost] New Book: Introduction to the C++ Boost Libraries,
>> > > 1. Hire a professional to do the typesetting. The typesetting is
>> > horrible,
>> > > you never typeset a book with text aligned to left instead of
>> > justified aliment.
>> > Reasonably convincing research suggests that 'ragged right' is faster
> to read.
>> > http://core.ecu.edu/engl/tpc/MennoMenno/ftp/williams%202000.pdf
>> Ok... you miss the head of the article "The display information on the
> But I believe that was based on earlier research before screens.
Note that web browser usually do justification by simply increasing
spacing within words; more sophisticate justification algorithms (for
example in TeX or even Word) add space between characters, change
character sizes, slightly move lines left and right to be more
visually appealing and do word breaking. In fact even the PDF you
linked to is justified.
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