Re: European vs. American paper sizes

Subject: Re: European vs. American paper sizes
From: "Wayne J. Douglass" <wayned -at- VERITY -dot- COM>
Date: Thu, 9 Jan 1997 15:38:53 -0800

At 04:58 PM 1/9/97 -0600, Geoff Hart wrote:
> The only drawback to this approach is that you're not
> making optimal use of white space on either version, and
> white space should be designed, not an accident. On the
> other hand, the paper sizes are close enough that this
> shouldn't pose a serious problem.
>
If your idea of "optimal use of white space" is cramming as much type on a
page as you can, then Geoff is right. Otherwise, it's a simple design
consideration that savvy designers handle every day.

--Wayne Douglass

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