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Re: Why not max/min-font-size? & extend them to other properties of sizes

From: Gérard Talbot <www-style@gtalbot.org>
Date: Mon, 16 Jun 2014 22:51:02 -0400
To: "Tab Atkins Jr." <jackalmage@gmail.com>
Cc: Kseso? <kseso9@gmail.com>, www-style list <www-style@w3.org>
Message-ID: <7046960883d209f2fcca0996b0c2ff11@gtalbot.org>
Le 2014-06-16 19:09, Tab Atkins Jr. a écrit :
> On Sat, Jun 14, 2014 at 6:02 AM, Kseso? <kseso9@gmail.com> wrote:
>> Now, we have available units based on the size of the viewport.
>> These units can declare on the size of the texts.
>> CSS does not have a way to limit the computed maximum or minimum value 
>> of
>> them.
>> 
>> I think you should consider the convenience of including the css 
>> properties:
>> max-font-size
>> min-font-size
>> onto the "Css Font module" document.
> 
> These seem easy and useful;

How does a web author know in advance the mininimum text size suitable 
for his audience?

How can a web author know the pixel density of my screen resolution? (eg 
96DPI)

I fail to see how these min-font-size and max-font-size can be useful.

Gérard
Received on Tuesday, 17 June 2014 02:51:40 UTC

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