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Subject:RE: Justified versus ragged right From:"Dan Goldstein" <DGoldstein -at- riverainmedical -dot- com> To:"TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com> Date:Mon, 27 Oct 2008 14:36:56 -0400
TECHWR-L had lively discussions of this subject in December 2004 and
The Loyal Knights of Ragged cited readability studies by Misanchuk,
Hartley and Burnhill, and Coe.
The Worthy Society of Empiricists refused to give ground, and in the end
both sides retired from the field of battle for a nice few brews.
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Milan Davidovic
> Sent: Monday, October 27, 2008 2:23 PM
> To: Sean Brierley
> Cc: techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com
> Subject: Re: Justified versus ragged right
> On Mon, Oct 27, 2008 at 2:08 PM, Sean Brierley
> > Looking for a resource that discusses and compares justified
> > and ragged-right text in terms of readability.
> A brief discussion that cites another (perhaps more in-depth) source:
> Rehe, Rolf F. "Legibility", in Swanson G. (ed) (2000)
> "Graphic Design and Reading: explorations of an uneasy
> relationship". Allworth Press.
> See page 105.
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