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From Xavier Hanin <Xavier.Ha...@sas.com>
Subject RE: Problem with Tutorial
Date Wed, 05 Dec 2007 19:56:18 GMT
I agree that with some tutorials lines are too long. So open an issue in JIRA, and feel free
to provide a patch ;-)

Xavier

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Niklas Matthies [mailto:ml_ivy-user@nmhq.net]
> Sent: Wednesday, December 05, 2007 2:50 PM
> To: ivy-user@incubator.apache.org
> Subject: Re: Problem with Tutorial
>
> On Wed 2007-12-05 at 11:56h, Jing Xue wrote on ivy-user:
> :
> > In my Firefox (both Linux and Windows), most pages with example
> output (or
> > any pre-formatted text) seem to be about 1024px wide, i.e., a browser
> > window smaller than that will start having the horizontal scroll bar
> > shown.
>
> One of the more extreme examples is
> http://ant.apache.org/ivy/history/trunk/tutorial/build-
> repository/advanced2.html
>
> > That's not terribly hard to read for me.
>
> It's not "hard", but simply inconvenient for the eyes to have to
> "jump" a long distance from the end of a line to the beginning of the
> next. Newspapers and magazines use a column layout for a reason. Also
> books and other print media exceeding a certain page width.
>
> > On the other hand, forcing the example output or code samples to
> > wrap might cause some confusion, especially among those who are
> > trying to get started.
>
> Of course the example output and code samples should NOT be wrapped!
> Just the regular text, for ease of reading.
>
> -- Niklas Matthies

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