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Re: px-based fonts

From: David Woolley <forums@david-woolley.me.uk>
Date: Wed, 19 Jan 2011 07:31:57 +0000
Message-ID: <4D36936D.60208@david-woolley.me.uk>
To: Jennison Mark Asuncion <asuncion@alcor.concordia.ca>
CC: w3c-wai-ig@w3.org
Jennison Mark Asuncion wrote:

> In the two checkpoints below, WCAG 2.0 refers to pt-based fonts (14pt and
> 18pt).  Is there a set of equivalent px-based fonts that can be used
> instead?

Assuming the current standard still requires some relation between 
device and CSS pixels, the same pixel size can vary by significantly 
more than that between 14 and 18 point, even when using CSS pixels.

Even CSS pixels are not appropriate units for specifying minimum font 
sizes in an accessibility standard

David Woolley
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