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Re: Newbie questions

From: Jesse McCarthy <mccarthy36@earthlink.net>
Date: Thu, 22 Nov 2001 18:47:35 -0500
To: www-style@w3.org
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"Thomas Watson" <w@tson.dk> wrote on 11/22/01 4:51:55 AM:
>I'm not sure, but shouldn't all measurements be in some form of unit? (Inch, 
>pixel etc?) 

If you're in doubt, why not look at the spec?  You're allowed to omit the 
unit if the value is 0. 

>I know that IE 6 has a hard time figuring out what to do with the integer 
>"0" if no unit is provided. 

That's its problem, and pathetic if true.

>Besides that I think it's a good custom always to clearly show what unit you 
>are using instead of relying on a default value. 

It really doesn't matter what unit you're using 0 of, does it?
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