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Re: [css3-values] Physical length units

From: Matthew Wilcox <elvendil@gmail.com>
Date: Tue, 21 Feb 2012 15:18:18 +0000
Message-ID: <CAMCRKiJL2e=HGR7wgxpfaK+HBGDnLaaB+haACht5dtW-03KT2Q@mail.gmail.com>
To: Florian Rivoal <florianr@opera.com>
Cc: www-style@w3.org
> Just like authors should expect the 1rem to match be sized to whatever the
> default font size should be for that particular user in that particular
> environment for things to be readable,

Um, I don't. I expect it to be whatever I set on the html element - I
use it to give me much more consistent vertical rhythm without
worrying about inheritance problems. It's a convenience and
flexibility thing for me, not an accessibility thing (though it's that
too, that's not the main draw).
Received on Tuesday, 21 February 2012 15:18:46 UTC

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