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Re: font sizes

From: Sigurd Lerstad <sigler@bredband.no>
Date: Sat, 22 Feb 2003 23:57:05 +0100
Message-ID: <006401c2dac5$b8c388f0$7d1273d5@mmstudio>
To: <www-style@w3.org>

> > This is what I have at the beginning (and is also what www.w3.org has)
> >
> > <?xml version="1.0" ?>
> > <!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD XHTML 1.0 Strict//EN"
> >   "http://www.w3.org/TR/xhtml1/DTD/xhtml1-strict.dtd">
> >
> > And I have IE 6 and Opera 7. The default font-size seems to be 'small'.
What
> > am I doing wrong then?
>
> Including a superfluous ?xml declaration that serves no function but to
make
> the file larger.
>
>  http://www.tantek.com/XHTML/Test/minimal.html#withorwithoutxmlprolog
>
> Why that should affect font sizes (and really, quirks mode), I have no
idea.

Apparently.

> > However Netscape 7 seems to be correct.
>
> If you share a URL for your example we might be able to see how other
> implementations treat it as well.
>
> > There's nothing wrong with my test page, the main page of www.w3.org
also
> > behaves wrong in IE and Opera.
>
> Just tried www.w3.org in IE6 and it looked reasonable.  Which CSS
properties
> do you think are behaving incorrectly?

Yes, it looks reasonable (actually it looks better than what is correct :)

But the paragraph at the top and bottom have font-size: small, it isn't
small in IE, it's medium, but it's small in Netscape 7.0

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Sigurd Lerstad
Received on Friday, 21 February 2003 16:53:55 GMT

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