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Re: [CSS21] font-size of HTML headings

From: Felix Miata <mrmazda@ij.net>
Date: Sun, 17 Jul 2005 10:16:26 -0400
Message-ID: <42DA683A.783F@ij.net>
To: www-style@w3.org

j.j. wrote:
 
> In section 15.7 HTML headings should have absolute font-sizes:
> http://www.w3.org/TR/2005/WD-CSS21-20050613/fonts.html#font-size-props
 
> but Appendix D. (Default style sheet for HTML 4.0)
> recommends to use em units for h1-h6:
> http://www.w3.org/TR/2005/WD-CSS21-20050613/sample.html
 
> This is not conistent and should be chanced.

"absolute-size" is a misnomer, as all these keyword sizes are relative
to the UA default, as are em units. The difference is that the keyword
sizes are not subject to inheritance and thus are better suited to Hx
elements.
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