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SPARQL spec.: for future edition: don't shrink text

From: Barclay, Daniel <daniel@fgm.com>
Date: Tue, 28 Jul 2009 12:14:50 -0400
Message-ID: <4A6F23FA.1090101@fgm.com>
To: <public-rdf-dawg-comments@w3.org>
Regarding the SPARQL specification currently at

Of course there might not be another version or edition for a while,
but please file this for when there is:

For much of the monospaced text (e.g., the grammar productions), the
HTML and/or CSS styling reduces the font size from the user's default.

(For example:

   <p>where <a href="#rHEX">HEX</a> is a hexadecimal character</p>
   	<p><span style="font-family: monospace; font-size: 85%"><a name="rHEX" id="rHEX">HEX</a>
     ::= [0-9] | [A-F] | [a-f]</span></p>


and (from http://www.w3.org/TR/2008/REC-rdf-sparql-query-20080115/local.css):

   pre		 { margin: 1em 4em 1em 2.5em ; /* Top Right Bottom Left */
                      padding: 1ex;
                      font-size: 88% ;
   	           /*overflow: auto;*/
                      page-break-inside: avoid ; }


(See http://www.w3.org/QA/Tips/font-size, in particular the section
beginning "Size: respect the users' preferences, avoid small size for

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