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Re: Media queries using relative units

From: Maciej Stachowiak <mjs@apple.com>
Date: Wed, 16 May 2012 13:54:55 -0700
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To: www-style list <www-style@w3.org>

My mistake, this is defined in the Units section:

"Relative units in media queries are based on the initial value, which means that units are never based on results of declarations. For example, in HTML, the ‘em’ unit is relative to the initial value of ‘font-size’."

 - Maciej

On May 16, 2012, at 1:42 PM, Maciej Stachowiak <mjs@apple.com> wrote:

> How are media queries using relative units supposed to be computed? The draft says:
> "The ‘em’ value is relative to the initial value of ‘font-size’."
> <http://www.w3.org/TR/css3-mediaqueries/#width>
> However, this statement is contained in an example. So it's not clear if this is meant to be a normative requirement or a fact that happens to be true for some other (non-obvious) reason, and it's not clear if it applies to all uses of relative units or only the specific example.
> Regards,
> Maciej
Received on Wednesday, 16 May 2012 20:55:24 UTC

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