W3C home > Mailing lists > Public > www-style@w3.org > March 2009

Re: [css3-values] Unit normalization and types

From: Anne van Kesteren <annevk@opera.com>
Date: Sat, 28 Mar 2009 15:29:53 +0100
To: "David Woolley" <forums@david-woolley.me.uk>, "www-style CSS" <www-style@w3.org>
Message-ID: <op.uriaj3s164w2qv@annevk-t60.oslo.opera.com>
On Sat, 28 Mar 2009 14:57:53 +0100, David Woolley  
<forums@david-woolley.me.uk> wrote:
> Anne van Kesteren wrote:
>> On Sat, 28 Mar 2009 12:11:17 +0100, David Woolley  
>> <forums@david-woolley.me.uk> wrote:
>>> For accessibility purposes, they should be treated as being absolute  
>>> units, and therefore their use should be avoided.
>>  Why? User agents have full page zoom. (Works fine for me.)
>
> Zooming forces scrolling.  Also, I don't want to have to tweak the zoom
> on every different site to get the right tradeoff between readability
> and the need to scroll.

Actually, most implementations (if not at all at this point) for full page  
zoom do so in a way that does not create the need for horizontal scrolling.


-- 
Anne van Kesteren
http://annevankesteren.nl/
Received on Saturday, 28 March 2009 14:31:59 GMT

This archive was generated by hypermail 2.3.1 : Tuesday, 26 March 2013 17:20:17 GMT