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Khoi Vinh on Columns

Interesting take on setting blocks of text in columns on the web from Khoi Vinh:

I take a different position, though. I think that the desire to approach screen-based layout with columnized text is misguided. Multiple columns are an effective layout technique in print because they improve legibility for long blocks of text. But for digital media, it’s my feeling that they make it harder to read text.

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