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Re: stability of root em unit spec

From: Adam Twardoch <list.adam@twardoch.com>
Date: Wed, 07 Jan 2009 12:25:36 +0100
Message-ID: <49649130.8020407@twardoch.com>
To: "Ph. Wittenbergh" <jk7r-obt@asahi-net.or.jp>
CC: Håkon Wium Lie <howcome@opera.com>, Keith Rarick <kr@xph.us>, www-style@w3.org

>>  - all other length units are two-letter, it seems logical to follow
>>    this scheme unless there's a good reason not to

If we go this path, I'd say calling it "rm" rather than "re" would make
more sense. After all, in digital typography, "units per em" are
abbreviated "upm" (not upe), and "pixels per em" are abbreviated "ppm"
(not ppe).

A.


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