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Re: [css3-fonts] Addition of font-size: xxx-large

From: Gérard Talbot <www-style@gtalbot.org>
Date: Wed, 18 Apr 2012 01:26:23 -0400
Message-ID: <369ec03bbdf0c94f7842ca96dc9a6852.squirrel@ed-sh-cp3.entirelydigital.com>
To: "Felix Miata" <mrmazda@earthlink.net>
Cc: www-style@w3.org

Le Mar 17 avril 2012 15:54, Felix Miata a écrit :
> On 2012/04/18 03:32 (GMT+0800) Kang-Hao (Kenny) Lu composed:
>

[snipped]
>> if we add
>> 'xxx-large', we should probably add 'xxx-small' for consistency.
>
> In most environments, 9px is the smallest size legible across entire
> charsets.
>
> In most environments, xx-small maps to 9px.
>
> HTML <font> never had anything that would map to xxx-small.
>
> Adding xxx-small would do nothing useful.

Felix, I entirely agree with you. Adding xxx-small would do nothing
useful, helpful; it would not promote readability, legibility,
accessibility. I see no usefulness, no relevance to xxx-small.

Gérard
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