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Re: W3C CSS Home Redesign RFC

From: Felix Miata <mrmazda@ij.net>
Date: Wed, 14 Nov 2007 09:31:57 -0500
Message-ID: <473B06DD.2080007@ij.net>
To: www-style@w3.org

On 2007/11/14 12:03 (GMT) Richard Ishida apparently typed:

> Smaller text

Right. There's no need to continue to follow the W3C's own excellent advice

Good usage of CSS's font properties

Here are a few basic rules that one should follow in order to create Web
pages that are easy (enough) to read, using CSS's font properties.
Size: respect the users' preferences, avoid small size for content

    * As a base font size for a document, 1em (or 100%) is equivalent to
setting the font size to the user's preference. Use this as a basis for your
font sizes, and avoid setting a smaller base font size
    * Avoid sizes in em smaller than 1em for text body, except maybe for
copyright statements or other kinds of "fine print."
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