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RE: stability of root em unit spec

From: Grant, Melinda <melinda.grant@hp.com>
Date: Wed, 7 Jan 2009 18:54:38 +0000
To: Joshua Cranmer <Pidgeot18@verizon.net>, Håkon Wium Lie <howcome@opera.com>
CC: "www-style@w3.org" <www-style@w3.org>
Message-ID: <763AE400FE923441B74861D534DF2549585E333A89@GVW0433EXB.americas.hpqcorp.net>


Joshua said:
> Am I the only person who associated `rem' with the `Röntgen 
> equivalent of man' (i.e., the actual unit)?

Yeah, this was my first reaction too. But it's hard to imagine anyone wanting to style something in Roentgen's (rems - radiation units), so I suppose the collision isn't important.

(slight pref for rm here...)

Best wishes,

Melinda
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