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Re: Metric 'font-size'

From: Bert Bos <bert@w3.org>
Date: Tue, 29 Aug 2006 11:11:49 +0200
To: www-style@w3.org
Message-Id: <200608291111.50091.bert@w3.org>

On Tuesday 22 August 2006 21:34, Christoph Päper wrote:
> In <http://www.cl.cam.ac.uk/~mgk25/metric-typo/> Markus Kuhn writes
> about metric font sizes. You can use 'font-size' with millimetres and
> centimetres already, which is good, but I wonder whether we could add
> |q| as an alias for quarter an millimetre like according to that
> document Japanese typographers traditionally use (the linked source
> is a 404 though) and DIN 16507-2 proposes as a modulus.

It's the first time I hear a request for a 'q' and the argument seems a 
bit weak...

>
> <hr/>

[Interesting study deleted]

> (Should 'font' be handled in the HTML4 CSS, by the way?)

What do you mean? Do you want the appendix in CSS2 to say more? or less?



Bert
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