[thelist] Multiple column text?

M. Seyon evoltlist at delime.com
Thu Mar 10 19:06:34 CST 2005

Message from Chris Heilmann (3/10/2005 10:37 AM)

> > Message from Chris Heilmann (3/10/2005 08:55 AM)
> >
> >>All of these solutions are fun, but I don't really see why a designer
> >>would split texts into two columns just for the sake of it.
> >
> > Maybe because two narrower columnns might be faster to read than one wide
> > one?
>In one case, in the other of a smaller viewport it means you need to
>scroll around to read the whole text.

Good point. If the columns are positioned using floats, though, width a set 
width (or ideally a min-width but we know how well that's supported) 
wouldn't the second one simply collapse below the first when it gets too 


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