If I cannot avoid having a line that deviates in length from other lines in a document: should I choose a slightly shorter line or a slightly longer line?
In this example, the first line of footnote 10 is slightly too long in the first, and slightly too short in the second image.
This problem may occur when writing documents in LaTeX, even after applying the usual measures (e.g.
In LaTeX, you will receive an “underfull \hbox” or “overfull \hbox” warning if this happens.
There may be ways to avoid the problem, but that is not the point and this question is not about LaTeX, it is about typography.
It is not about this particular example either, which is why I added the tag