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Re: Target size proposal

From: Patrick H. Lauke <redux@splintered.co.uk>
Date: Wed, 17 Jan 2018 19:46:19 +0000
To: Andrew Kirkpatrick <akirkpat@adobe.com>, "Abma, J.D. (Jake)" <Jake.Abma@ing.nl>, "w3c-wai-gl@w3.org" <w3c-wai-gl@w3.org>
Message-ID: <c266a0c2-e20b-2e3b-ac6a-f24bbf689b07@splintered.co.uk>
On 17/01/2018 19:24, Andrew Kirkpatrick wrote:
> I notice on the Google material guidelines page that the text links are 15px tall (I think that on a 96dpi monitor this means 25 CSS px)

15px tall means 15px tall. There's no conversion to get to CSS px.

> and I also see this:
> Density
> When mouse and keyboard are the primary input methods, button measurements can be slightly reduced to accommodate dense UIs. (32dpi in height)
> Also, in the size and padding section, the material guidelines indicate that the button can be 36dp inside the 48dp target, so leaving 6dp on each side.

I don't think padding has even been contentious. It's the deviation this 
conversation took talking about margin/spacing that was misleading.

Patrick H. Lauke

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