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Re: "Stretchy" vs. Fixed-width

From: "Joshua D(dot) Drake" <jd(at)commandprompt(dot)com>
To: Josh Berkus <josh(at)agliodbs(dot)com>
Cc: Robert Treat <xzilla(at)users(dot)sourceforge(dot)net>,PostgreSQL www <pgsql-www(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: "Stretchy" vs. Fixed-width
Date: 2004-11-22 18:03:28
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>>Ahh your second point is still very much an opinion. It doesn't
>>matter how much you state it as a fact, it is still an opinion.
>>    
>>
>
>Can we kill this now?    We're none of us so rich in free time that flames are 
>necessary.
>  
>
Ahhh I haven't see one flame in this thread??? I don't believe that
Robert would have considered that a flame (at least I hope not).

>>From what I can tell, Fixed-width vs. Variable-width is a *tradeoff*, and you 
>gain and lose things either way.    Let me sum up the pros for each:
>
>Fixed-Width
>	-- Supports more polished designs
>	-- More "corporate"
>	-- supports better visual organization of navigation
>	-- better for websites with many images
>	-- cuts down on scrolling
>	-- emphasizes design
>
>Variable-Width
>	-- Supports a greater variety of browser/language settings
>	-- More "open source"
>	-- better for large quantities of text content
>	-- emphasizes content
>
>Do people agree with the above points?
>  
>
I agree with everything but the emphasizes.

Sincerely,

Joshua D. Drake





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