Re: Please avoid unnecessary markup in messages


Christian Rose <menthos menthos com> writes:

> I'm not sure about why the suggestion in the HIG may be better in this
> case -- I think a solution where the message topic and the message text
> are seperated entities should also allow for more consistency, since
> there will be no doubt about how many line breaks should separate the
> topic from the text, and so on. What advantages do you see with the
> HIG's suggestion in this case?

I see these advantages of using a single label instead of a vbox with
two labels:

 (1) it's much easier to implement
 (2) the distance between the labels can be specified in line heights
     and thus adapts to the font size

Salut, Sven

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