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Re: Use relative sizing and positioning rather than absolute

From: Charles McCathieNevile <charlesn@sunrise.srl.rmit.edu.au>
Date: Wed, 29 Jul 1998 11:51:30 +1000 (EST)
To: Josh Krieger <josh@zafu.com>
cc: w3c-wai-gl@w3.org
Message-ID: <Pine.SUN.3.91.980729114942.11915D-100000@sunrise.srl.rmit.edu.au>
I know what it's about - I wrote it. It is a style sheet issue rather 
than an HTML issue. I think the problems have been very neatly answered 
by Jason.

Charles

On Tue, 28 Jul 1998, Josh Krieger wrote:

> B.1.3. Use relative sizing and positioning rather than absolute.
> 
> I'm not sure what this is referring to. In the FONT element
> there is no way in HTML 4.0 to do anything other than the
> relative 1-7 font sizes. Navigator has a proprietary attribute
> to FONT called POINT-SIZE but this fall under the edict
> of not using proprietary extensions to HTML.
> 
> If this is a style sheet issue, then it shouldn't be a problem
> because the user should be able to override the value with
> their own style sheet settings. Anyone know what this is
> about?
> 
> Josh Krieger
> CAST
> 
> 
Received on Tuesday, 28 July 1998 22:13:59 GMT

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