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Re: New site styling doesn't respect my font size pref

From: Henri Sivonen <hsivonen@iki.fi>
Date: Thu, 15 Oct 2009 15:30:19 +0300
Cc: site-comments@w3.org
Message-Id: <562C3092-ED2B-40D7-8157-D01CF5F243F0@iki.fi>
To: Ian Jacobs <ij@w3.org>

On Oct 15, 2009, at 15:15, Ian Jacobs wrote:

> On 15 Oct 2009, at 1:41 AM, Henri Sivonen wrote:
>> Please make the paragraph-level text on www.w3.org be the size the  
>> user has set in the browser prefs. I spend a lot of time reading  
>> W3C specs, and I've made my browser settings for a reason.
>> For example, this spec http://www.w3.org/TR/2009/REC-SVGTiny12-20090303/ 
>>  now sizes paragraph text at 14 px when I've set my text size at 18  
>> px in browser prefs.

> We are unlikely to change our default font size settings, obviously  
> a tricky topic.
> One question: would it suffice if the font size were unchanged in  
> the TRs?

Sizing text according to the user's pref in the TRs would suffice,  
yes. The font size on the front page is less important.

Henri Sivonen
Received on Thursday, 15 October 2009 12:31:38 UTC

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