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Fwd: Absolute font sizes! How can this be?

From: Susan Lesch <lesch@w3.org>
Date: Mon, 29 Sep 2003 00:52:54 -0700
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To: K Chayka <kchayka@c-net.us>, dean@w3.org, chris@w3.org, site-comments@w3.org

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>Hello,
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>I've probably visited the W3C site more often than any other site in my
>bookmarks file.  I always thought that, for the most part, y'all took
>some care to practice what you preach.  Until now.
>
>I was stunned when I came upon the SVG section
><http://www.w3.org/Graphics/SVG/> and found it nearly unreadable.  Then
>I discovered in the stylesheet:  body { font: 14px/19px ...}
>
>It is difficult enough to convince web designers to follow the W3C's
>published accessibility guidelines and use em or % units for font sizes.
>  If they see W3C using px, that makes the arguments even more difficult
>for them to swallow.
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>Please right this wrong.
>
>thank you
>
>K. Chayka
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