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RE: platform-specific font size issues

From: Benjamin Hardcastle <benjaminh@epic.co.uk>
Date: Wed, 23 Dec 1998 09:05:14 -0000
To: <www-style@w3.org>
Message-ID: <000401be2e53$5a6cde00$e0050180@titan.graphics.epic.co.uk>
> Images are empty elements, and while OBJECT's got markup alternates, the
> fact remains that text cannot be made to inherit its size through
> inheritance from an image's dimensions, while images can be made to inherit
> their size through inheritance from their textual parent.
That's not my point. I don't want to scale a graphic. I want to be able to set
the text size to a real number of pixels as displayed on a monitor. I'm not
bothered about inheritance in this context.

Received on Wednesday, 23 December 1998 04:11:24 UTC

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