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Re: Metric 'font-size'

From: Del Merritt <del@alum.mit.edu>
Date: Tue, 29 Aug 2006 10:09:22 -0400
Message-ID: <44F44A92.9060501@alum.mit.edu>
To: Bert Bos <bert@w3.org>
Cc: www-style@w3.org

On Tuesday 29 August 5:11, Bert Bos wrote:
> 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...

Darn.  If that had passed muster, I was rather hoping to get "furlong" 
into the unit mix.  Abbreviated as "fu", of course.

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