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Re: What's an em

From: Just van Rossum <just@letterror.com>
Date: Tue, 1 Feb 2000 18:55:45 -0500 (EST)
Message-Id: <l03102805b4bd21b87119@[]>
To: erik@netscape.com (Erik van der Poel)
Cc: Karlsson Kent - keka <keka@im.se>, www-style@w3.org, "'www-font@w3.org'" <www-font@w3.org>
At 3:24 PM -0800 01-02-2000, Erik van der Poel wrote:
>If so, the "Pointsize" isn't the only thing that means anything. CSS2
>claims that the ex/em ratio is important.

I'm not saying it's important, I'm saying you can't reliably *get* at that
ratio, and that renders the whole discussion rather meaningless.

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