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Re: font sizes

From: todd fahrner <fahrner@pobox.com>
Date: Thu, 27 Feb 2003 12:40:16 -0800
Cc: <www-style@w3.org>
To: "Sigurd Lerstad" <sigler@bredband.no>
Message-Id: <ADEF58C4-4A93-11D7-B94C-003065BD01D0@pobox.com>

On Saturday, Feb 22, 2003, at 02:54 US/Pacific, Sigurd Lerstad wrote:

> Also. it doesn't seem that the table on absolute font-sizes in CSS2.1 
> is in
> accordance with the sample stylesheet, for instance, the scaling 
> factor for
> h6 is 3/5=0.6, but the sample stylesheet sais {font-size: .75em}
> What am I missing, and what is correct?

I guess I think slowly. One implication of this discussion is that the 
sample style sheet in 2.1 should be amended to give the h1-h6 sizes in 
keywords, according to the keyword table's mapping. This is, 
incidentally, much as in CSS-1's sample stylesheet. I rejected that 
usage because the intervals were underspecified, but CSS2.1 remedies 

todd fahrner
Received on Thursday, 27 February 2003 15:40:23 UTC

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