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Re: [csswg-drafts] [css-values] Traditional typographic absolute length units

From: Dave Cramer via GitHub <sysbot+gh@w3.org>
Date: Tue, 19 Jul 2016 02:50:36 +0000
To: public-css-archive@w3.org
Message-ID: <issue_comment.created-233516501-1468896635-sysbot+gh@w3.org>
Traditional typesetting in the U.S. mostly uses picas/points and 
inches. Sadly, they're used in ways that CSS doesn't support—for 
example, 3p4.5 = 9/16in. Oh well. That's why typesetters always have a
 conversion chart near their desks. 

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