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Re: Absolute font sizes! How can this be?

From: Dean Jackson <dean@w3.org>
Date: Tue, 30 Sep 2003 00:40:42 +1000
Cc: chris@w3.org, site-comments@w3.org
To: K Chayka <kchayka@c-net.us>
Message-Id: <E7129A66-F28A-11D7-94C4-000393B3CA5E@w3.org>


Hi,

I'm the guilty one. I plan to fix this as soon as possible.

Dean


On Monday, Sep 29, 2003, at 17:52 Australia/Canberra, Susan Lesch wrote:

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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.
>>
>> Please right this wrong.
>>
>> thank you
>>
>> K. Chayka
Received on Monday, 29 September 2003 10:40:46 GMT

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