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Re: [csswg-drafts] [css-values] Ability to address actual physical size (#614)

From: mrmazda via GitHub <sysbot+gh@w3.org>
Date: Sat, 09 Jan 2021 20:14:07 +0000
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Justin Golden composed on 2021-01-09 11:53 (UTC-0800):

> I see little downside to adding something like mentioned above with the experimental `mozmm` unit suggested.

> * It won't break any existing code
> * It acknowledges and maintains all benefits of the normal `mm`, `cm`, and `in` units, and for people not even aware of the existence of `mozmm` and similar, they go about programming the same
> * It provides the functionality people here are suggesting, and have good reason to suggest
> * Adding it has virtually no downsides in terms of: complexity, processing time, code size, etc. I really see no downsides aside from the clutter of adding another (entirely optional) unit

> Just my opinion here; I understand this isn't something fundamentally necessary, but it's definitely a useful building block that we couldn't have without making this change, and there really is no reason to *not* implement it.

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A huge selection of my web pages irrecoverably broken when mozmm units were
expunged from Mozilla browsers. Luckily, there's still Palemoon.
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