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[css3-values] Quirky Ems?

From: Mike Sherov <mike.sherov@gmail.com>
Date: Tue, 29 Jan 2013 22:04:11 -0500
Message-ID: <3080331791972928039@unknownmsgid>
To: www-style@w3.org
Apologies if the www-style list is the wrong place for this, but
google searches seem to indicate that Tab might be the only person who
knows about this feature :-)

I stumbled across this "bug" the other day and reported

Looking at the UA stylesheet for WebKit, I see lots of references to
0__qem, which I
learned is a "quirky em", but not a lot of info exists on it.
I would imagine this is supposed to be quirks mode only behavior, but it
causes the bug I link to above, which seems like fairly odd behavior to
program for.

Is my bug a bug, or expected behavior? And if its expected, where can I
find specs or an explanation of why that is the desired behavior?

What is the point/reason for "quirky ems"?

Mike Sherov
Lead Developer
SNAP Interactive, Inc.
Ticker: STVI

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Received on Wednesday, 30 January 2013 03:04:38 UTC

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