Re: font sizes in ems
Douglas Rand writes:
> > The default size, the 100% size, and the 1em size should be the same,
> > but they are not.
> Why is this true? An em-space isn't necessarily the same as the font
In CSS1 it is. This is arguably underspecified, but section 6.1 reads:
"ems, the height of the element's font"
This usage of the term "em" is supported by  which reads:
Em: In current usage, a unit of measurement that equals the point
size of the type.
 Glossary of typesetting terms, University of Chicago Press, 1994
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