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Re: Disadvantages of ch unit (was: stability of root em unit spec)

From: Brad Kemper <brad.kemper@gmail.com>
Date: Fri, 9 Jan 2009 13:13:27 -0800
Cc: www-style@w3.org, Giovanni Campagna <scampa.giovanni@gmail.com>
Message-Id: <5052C10D-4871-4A92-B323-2000C65276AE@gmail.com>
To: Josef Schmid <e9427749@student.tuwien.ac.at>


On Jan 9, 2009, at 12:34 PM, Josef Schmid wrote:

>> 3) you're introducing two syntax keywords (of and from)
>
> yes, and? Instead of 'ch', 'rem' and many other that will
> follow.
>

"ch" and "rem" and other measurement units are interpreted as such  
when they have a number before them, not a space.

There may be existing CSS out in the wild that styles XML with "of"  
and "from" being used as simple selectors for "of"and "from" XML  
elements.
Received on Friday, 9 January 2009 21:14:06 GMT

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