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Re: New layout language.

From: David Woolley <david@djwhome.demon.co.uk>
Date: Tue, 5 Jul 2005 21:27:19 +0100 (BST)
Message-Id: <200507052027.j65KRJ407783@djwhome.demon.co.uk>
To: www-style@w3.org

> Currently boxes can take either a static width (e.g. 100px) or a

One should avoid the use of px sizes because they don't tolerate 
user overrides of font sizes well.  That's why their use is 
discouraged in the accessibility guidelines.  Once you add the
need for em sizing, you get an interaction with the "non-layout"
parts of the styling!

> percentage width (e.g. 20%). You can also specify a minimum width
> (e.g. 20px).
Received on Tuesday, 5 July 2005 21:12:19 UTC

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