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Re: px vs. pt

From: Chris Lilley <chris@w3.org>
Date: Thu, 03 Aug 2000 10:58:09 +0200
Message-ID: <39893421.60595283@w3.org>
To: Rowland Shaw <Rowland.Shaw@seagatesoftware.com>
CC: www-style@w3.org

Rowland Shaw wrote:

> That's why I suggest some form of smart resizing -- it'd mean that a 72pt
> high image would always be 72pt high (except with buggy OSs/UAs) and thus
> line up with 72pt high text :)

Well depending on what letters were used and what their ascenders and
descenders were like, it might not line up optically; but yes, it would be
*in proportion* to the text.

> AFAIK, no UA does smart scaling though, so I'm going to have to wait...

No HTML UA, perhaps. All SVG UAs do smart scaling.

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