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Re: Font resizer

From: Matthew Brealey <webmaster@richinstyle.com>
Date: Mon, 31 Jul 2000 17:03:02 +0100
Message-ID: <3985A336.2265@richinstyle.com>
To: Gray Jonathan-AJG003C <ajg003c@email.mot.com>
CC: www-style@w3.org
Gray Jonathan-AJG003C wrote:
> 
> I have been passed some pages using Style Sheets but also with an added
> "java script font resizer"

You have not explained what that is so it is difficult to give a useful
answer.
 
> I am looking for clarification on the role of the resizer. 

See above.

> As far as I can
> see the only effect is has is to allow the fonts to be resized in the
> browser "Small, Medium, Larger, Largest". 

?

> Where as defining the fonts in the
> style sheet with a "pt" size appears to be acceptable.  

No. Please read the previous messages in this list (you are subscribed
so should have received them.

> The only drawback
> that they will not be re-sizeable which is not a problem.

? (Sounds like it is though (e.g., acessibility.)
 
> Can some of you give my your opinion as to the why the font resizer is
> necessary as all it seems to do is create problems. 

If you made it clear what it is, then people would be more able to
comment.

> Lose the resizer and define "pt" normally ? Any problems cross browser etc,
> I have found none.

Use a Macintosh then.

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