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Re: font sizes in ems

From: David Perrell <davidp@earthlink.net>
Date: Thu, 17 Jul 1997 17:22:21 -0700
Message-Id: <199707180026.RAA15295@germany.it.earthlink.net>
To: "Gayle Kidder" <reddik@sandiego.com>, <www-style@w3.org>
Gayle Kidder wrote:
> A clarification: The screen shot of MSIE was inadvertently shot with
the
> font size set to "smaller". Therefore the default font, 1 em and 100%
do
> show the same size. If I set it to "medium" all three are the same. 
> 
> In Netscape, the default font is *always* smaller than the 1em and
the
> 100% designation.
> 
> Isn't this a failing of both browsers?

Unless the meaning of "100%" has changed, it sure looks that way.

David Perrell
Received on Thursday, 17 July 1997 20:26:37 GMT

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