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Re: defining the px unit

From: Boris Zbarsky <bzbarsky@MIT.EDU>
Date: Tue, 04 Dec 2012 11:37:29 -0500
Message-ID: <50BE26C9.7030609@mit.edu>
To: Felix Miata <mrmazda@earthlink.net>
CC: w3c-wai-ig@w3.org
On 12/4/12 7:31 AM, Felix Miata wrote:
> Suppose the current angular definition of a CSS px unit was discarded,
> and in its place were provided the following CSS unit definitions:
>
> 1-uem: the default text size of the user agent, as adjusted or not via
> any UA zoom function[1]
>
> 2-px: 1/16 uem (.0625uem)

This would mean that changing default text size would also scale up 
images and other things sized in CSS px by default, right?

So it would become functionally equivalent to, say, the "full zoom" 
feature Firefox has, if I understand the proposal correctly?

-Boris
Received on Tuesday, 4 December 2012 16:38:11 GMT

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