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

From: Rafał Pietrak <rafal@ztk-rp.eu>
Date: Wed, 18 Jun 2014 09:29:19 +0200
Message-ID: <53A13FCF.1030307@ztk-rp.eu>
To: www-style list <www-style@w3.org>
W dniu 17.06.2014 23:55, Tab Atkins Jr. pisze:
> On Tue, Jun 17, 2014 at 1:43 PM, Rafał Pietrak <rafal@ztk-rp.eu> wrote:
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>> px do not work there at all.
>>
>> I'd quess, that it's because px are "ill defined". It's define as "smallest
>> visible feature". Thus 1px lines *are visible* on my HTC just fine. The
>> problem is that 20px "font-size", while perfectly readable on my notebook,
>> is microscopic and unreadable on my HTC.
> That is not the definition of px, this is:
> <http://dev.w3.org/csswg/css-values/#absolute-lengths>. px is
> literally defined as an arc of visual angle.

Right. The default scaling (e.g. without an apropriate meta) have 
misslead me. Sorry for the fuzz.


-R
Received on Wednesday, 18 June 2014 07:30:09 UTC

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