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Re: [css3-values] Physical length units

From: Robert O'Callahan <robert@ocallahan.org>
Date: Tue, 21 Feb 2012 09:35:05 +1300
Message-ID: <CAOp6jLaUt-aT5tkT0-UBqUCqNAjT_k=fsCaqCy_eYuVNfu5GOA@mail.gmail.com>
To: Christoph Päper <christoph.paeper@crissov.de>
Cc: www-style list <www-style@w3.org>
On Tue, Feb 21, 2012 at 1:09 AM, Christoph Päper <
christoph.paeper@crissov.de> wrote:

> Alternatively, CSS could decouple English and metric units, i.e. the
> relation 1in = 25.4mm would no longer be guaranteed to be true, but (96px
> =) 72pt = 6pc = 1in would stand, and 10mm = 1cm (= 10000um = 40q ≈ 26.67dd
> ≈ 2.22cc) as well.
>

This was considered. Clinical studies showed this option caused a
statistically significant increase in the size of the lynch mob.

Rob
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