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RE: Image Galleries, Alt vs caption.

From: David R. Stong <drs18@psu.edu>
Date: Wed, 5 Jan 2005 09:38:49 -0500
Message-Id: <p06110402be01ab1aca8b@[128.118.8.35]>
To: w3c-wai-ig@w3.org
Cc: "'Bailey, Bruce'" <Bruce.Bailey@ed.gov>, "John Foliot - WATS.ca" <foliot@wats.ca>, "B.K. DeLong" <bkdelong@pobox.com>

Francois Jordaan wrote:
>
>Indeed, .76em normally renders as 12px, and not 11px as I said.



Francois, "em" is a relative measurement based on the font size being 
used, what ever it is. A percentage (or decimal) of that relative 
size is still relative. That's the whole point of using "ems"

I'm sure that some default setting somewhere was used as a model to 
determine this number, but logic would call any such determination 
into immediate question.

Or at least it should.


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David R. Stong
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