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Re: Apple's Proposal for CSS Transformations

From: Lachlan Hunt <lachlan.hunt@lachy.id.au>
Date: Wed, 07 Nov 2007 09:59:20 +0100
Message-ID: <47317E68.7040104@lachy.id.au>
To: David Woolley <forums@david-woolley.me.uk>
CC: www-style@w3.org

David Woolley wrote:
> The problem with pixels is that, for typical visual browsers, they 
> behave like absolute units, which is bad because it means that users 
> cannot scale the text, in particular, to meet their eyesight needs.

That's an old IE6 bug which has been resolved in IE7 and, AFAIK, is not 
present in any other major browser.  There is no inherent accessibility 
problem with using px units as far as scaling is concerned.

Lachlan Hunt - Opera Software
Received on Wednesday, 7 November 2007 08:59:35 UTC

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