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Re: em

From: Matthew Brealey <webmaster@richinstyle.com>
Date: Tue, 20 Jun 2000 11:23:30 -0700
Message-ID: <394FB6A2.4C08@richinstyle.com>
To: www-style@w3.org
Todd Fahrner wrote:
> in many cases,
> authors quite reasonably want a unit system that is relative to user
> preferences alone, *not* dependent upon the document structure. Such
> a system already exists in CSS1, however: the font-size keyword
> system (xx-small - xx-large). It's just that WinIE previously
> destroyed the usefulness of this system by implementing "small"
> rather than "medium" as the initial value, as the spec requires.

Very true, but doesn't (even the latest version of) Mac IE do this as

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