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Re: [css3-page] examples in 3.3.2 (page size) are 'US-centric'(?)

From: Bjoern Hoehrmann <derhoermi@gmx.net>
Date: Sat, 24 Jan 2004 15:42:41 +0100
To: Michael Day <mikeday@yeslogic.com>
Cc: www-style@w3.org
Message-ID: <401d813f.257374955@smtp.bjoern.hoehrmann.de>

* Michael Day wrote:
>It is not that *I* think that it is obvious, it is that A4 paper is
>commonly referred to as such by the wider user community. It is marketed
>and sold as being "A4 paper" and printers and photocopiers offer "A4"  
>paper trays and folders are sold as "A4 folders" for holding A4 paper and
>so on and so on. The ISO acronym never comes up outside of forums devoted
>to standardisation such as this one.

In Germany you will virtually always encounter "DIN A4"; omitting the
DIN prefix seems thus just wrong and is rather confusing to me.
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