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Re: stability of root em unit spec

From: Håkon Wium Lie <howcome@opera.com>
Date: Wed, 7 Jan 2009 18:58:05 +0100
Message-ID: <18788.60717.95382.436620@opera.com>
To: www-style@w3.org

Also sprach Håkon Wium Lie:

 >   - all other length units are two-letter, it seems logical to follow
 >     this scheme unless there's a good reason not to
 > 
 >   - "rem" reminds me of the the old basic "remark" command. This is
 >     not a very good reason, just something that pops up in my head
 >     whenever I see it. I'm sure "re" will remind some people of email
 >     messages.
 > 
 > What do people think -- should it be changed back?

The CSS WG discussed the issue today and decided to keep the
three-letter "rem" name. 

Cheers,

-h&kon
              Håkon Wium Lie                          CTO °þe®ª
howcome@opera.com                  http://people.opera.com/howcome
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