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From: <ve3ll@cogeco.ca>
Date: Thu, 06 Dec 2007 17:52:35 -0500
To: www-amaya@w3.org
Message-ID: <475836E3.15769.22630A@ve3ll.cogeco.ca>

I did a quick test at 12pt and measured length for
lazy dog line .....  ff/opera/msie  were all same at 123mm
amaya came in at 108mm  ie about 88% of the length of
the others ---> once again the purist approach may not 
be the best approach when developing a tool if it intended
for 'real world' designers who are producing product for all
users...  a conform to concensus viewpoint may bring the
tool into mainstream use.... 
can anyone justify the shortness --- are they all out of step 
except our Jacque???? 
the test doc follows ------------------
<?xml version="1.1" encoding="iso-8859-1"?>
<html xml:lang="en" xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">
<head><title>Font Size:VE3LL@RAC.CA</title>
<meta http-equiv="Content-Type" content="text/html; charset=iso-8859-1"/>
<style type="text/css">
p {font-size:12pt}
<body><h1>Font Size:VE3LL@RAC.CA</h1>
<p>The quick brown fox jumps over the lazy dogs back.</p>
<li>Firefox 2: 123mm</li>
<li>Opera 9: 123mm</li>
<li>SlimBrowser: 123mm</li>
<li>MSIE 7: 123mm</li>
<li>Amaya 9.99: 108mm</li>

John Russell, VE3LL@COGECO.CA
Received on Thursday, 6 December 2007 22:52:45 UTC

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