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Re: [css3-mediaqueries] Media query "em" example contradicts normative prose

From: Boris Zbarsky <bzbarsky@MIT.EDU>
Date: Fri, 23 Mar 2012 10:24:18 -0400
Message-ID: <4F6C8792.5070501@mit.edu>
To: www-style@w3.org
On 3/23/12 8:28 AM, Florian Rivoal wrote:
> Relative units in media queries are based on the initial
> value, *** which means that units are never based on
> results of declarations***. For example, in HTML, the
> ‘em’ unit is relative to the initial value of ‘font-size’.

I think "are never based on the styles applied to elements" would be 
clearer than "are never based on results of declarations".

Other than that, I guess this works.  Let's hope.  I'll tell you if more 
authors are confused in the future... ;)

-Boris
Received on Friday, 23 March 2012 14:24:52 GMT

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