What is the answer? New standards, new browsers, better authoring, plug-ins,
"Most 'completely-designed' websites use a convenient fixed-width layout to make graphics stick together, and to help ensure that formatting 'always works'. So what happens when you increase the size of the text, or use the browser's features to zoom in on the whole page? Chances are, it will look ugly, and not achieve the reader's intention.
Current standard tools are not yet powerful enough to achieve a fully liquid text layout. Perhaps we can learn from the print publishing industry? Over the years, they have had the freedom to develop easily-readable formats, where in-house standards for publication have developed around the need to present their content legibly and in a way that should please the reader..."