Re: Message Boxes / 5:3 Ratio

On Sun, Jan 28, 2001 at 11:45:16AM +0100, Karl Eichwalder wrote:
> please make sure we'll have nice messages boxes; 5:3 ratio
> (width:height) is considered to be nice looking.

I am not sure what a message box is (dialogue box?) but I'm interested
in 5:3 -- in typography, 4:3, the golden ration, 1:sqrt(2) and 2:3
are all preferred over 5:3, although 5:3 is better than many other

Where did 5:3 come from?


Liam Quin - Barefoot in Toronto - liam holoweb net -
author, The Open Source XML Database Toolkit, Wiley, August 2000
Co-author, The XML Specification Guide, Wiley, 1999

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