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Re: [css3-values] Physical length units

From: Felix Miata <mrmazda@earthlink.net>
Date: Sun, 19 Feb 2012 14:42:46 -0500
Message-ID: <4F4150B6.5050905@earthlink.net>
To: www-style@w3.org
On 2012/02/19 09:15 (GMT-0800) Tab Atkins Jr. composed:

> It's largely people using the pt unit for fonts, but the other
> units show up at times, and people expect them to have a dependable
> ratio with px.

Others expect measuring units defined centuries ago to retain the same 
meaning in novel contexts as they do in traditional contexts. cf. the puter 
world's hijacking of decimal multiples MB, KB, GB, etc. 
"The wise are known for their understanding, and pleasant
words are persuasive." Proverbs 16:21 (New Living Translation)

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