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Re: thoughts on non-compliant browsers

From: Robert Koberg <rob@koberg.com>
Date: Sun, 07 Mar 2004 16:33:36 -0800
Message-ID: <404BBF60.3030503@koberg.com>
To: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
Cc: Boris Zbarsky <bzbarsky@MIT.EDU>, www-style@w3.org

Ian Hickson wrote:

> On Sun, 7 Mar 2004, Robert Koberg wrote:
>>a pixel is a pixel. it does not resize unless you change your resolution.
> This is incorrect; I urge you to read the CSS specifications on the
> matter. CSS pixels do not map directly to device pixels.

Why does CSS call it a pixel when already pixel has a /relatively/ well 
known meaning?

> In any case, UAs may effectively do whatever they like with respect to
> font sizing, as it can all be explained in terms of the actual font-size
> differing from the computed font-size due to the font matching algorithm.
Received on Sunday, 7 March 2004 19:31:27 UTC

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