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Re: Proposal for unitless lengths (Was: Is the px unit equivalent to user units?)

From: Boris Zbarsky <bzbarsky@mit.edu>
Date: Wed, 04 Jan 2006 16:20:12 -0600
Message-ID: <43BC4A1C.6050200@mit.edu>
To: Jonathan Watt <jonathan.watt@strath.ac.uk>
CC: www-svg@w3.org

Jonathan Watt wrote:
> Four CSS properties:
>   font
>   font-size
....

> I'm not sure what to do about the remaining four "generic" CSS 
> properties. Perhaps a request to the CSS WG that they also allow 
> <number> for those properties

Can't do that for "font", since it would make the parsing ambiguous (numbers 
could be either font size or font weight).  Which means that the only way to do 
it for font-size is to allow it in the font-size only when not being used in the 
font shorthand...

-Boris
Received on Wednesday, 4 January 2006 22:20:25 GMT

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