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Re: CSS1.0 Cleanup - magnification

From: Liam Quinn <liam@htmlhelp.com>
Date: Mon, 25 Aug 1997 18:46:06 -0400
Message-Id: <3.0.3.32.19970825184606.008cb5a0@undergrad.math.uwaterloo.ca>
To: www-style@w3.org
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At 09:40 AM 25/08/97 -0700, David Perrell wrote:
>Liam Quinn wrote:
>> Haven't used Opera, have you?
>
>No, which doesn't make me unusual. What in Opera relates to a CSS1
>magnification property?

Opera has a magnification feature for increasing or decreasing the size of 
everything on a Web page.

>> Since the reader has no idea what environment a particular document
>was 
>> authored under, that environment must be inconsequential to the
>successful 
>> rendering of an HTML document.
>
>If by "successful rendering" you mean legibility, that is not true. An
>author using presentational markup

Why would an author be using presentational markup?  We're talking about 
CSS here, aren't we?  Even with presentational markup, I don't see why 
adjusting the magnification of a page would make it illegible to the 
reader.

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Liam Quinn
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