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Re: em

From: Jerrad Pierce <belg4mit@CALLOWAY.MIT.EDU>
Date: Sat, 17 Jun 2000 19:56:57 EDT
Message-Id: <200006172356.TAA26791@cab-calloway.mit.edu>
To: www-style@w3.org

em is a unit. My understanding of it is that it is designed such
that Nem of any given font is the same size as Nem of another font.

Points are not exact sizing, as anyone whose played with lots of
fonts can attest to.
 
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           \     |     /           .        . .           .  . ((_
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          --  /     \  --           .        .      .   +    .   .     _/\
      oooooooooo.   |               * .       .   .           *       / ;M\_ .
   .oooooooooooo.oo.                  .  .    .       . /\    .      /  :IMM\
  ..oooooooooooo..oo.   Jerrad Pierce              /\  /  \         /   ;IIWMM
  ..oooooooooo.......   209 North Street     +    /  \ /  \  .     /   ;IIIIWM
  ...ooooooooo.......   Randolph, MA 02368        /  \     \  ___/   :;IIIIIWM
  ....ooo....o.......                            /    \    \ /  ::     ;;IIIMI
   .....ooo.........    http://www.pthbb.org     /    \     \   :     :::;IIIM
     ..ooooooo....      __________________________ ||   ||       ::.....::::::
MOTD on Pungenday, the 22nd of Confusion, in the YOLD 3166:

SELF-EVIDENT, adj. Evident to one's self and to nobody else.
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