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Re: platform-specific font size issues

From: Ian Hickson <py8ieh@bath.ac.uk>
Date: Tue, 15 Dec 1998 20:21:45 +0000 (BST)
To: Todd Fahrner <fahrner@pobox.com>
cc: www-style@w3.org
Message-ID: <Pine.GSO.4.04.9812152008360.26118-100000@amos.bath.ac.uk>

>>> CSS pixel units [...]  are not user-scalable
>> FWIW, they are in Opera. There is a "zoom" control that works
>> correctly, scaling *all* values. IE is broken in this respect.
> This is neat. I can think of many UI-based ways to cut the knot, but
> I think it highly unlikely that UA developers will accept uniform UI
> standards - it's a key differentiator. 
Yup.

What amazes me is that it actually works. (I think.)

> ("Thou shalt have a zoom function, accessible via user telepathy")
Heh. I thought CSS1 required option to zoom, it appears I was wrong.
Presumably it is CSS2 that requires this then. I'm sure I read it
somewhere.

-- 
Ian Hickson
Received on Tuesday, 15 December 1998 15:21:49 GMT

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