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Re: [css-values] The length unit 'Q' (quarter of millimeter)

From: James Clark <jjc@jclark.com>
Date: Sun, 17 Nov 2013 18:39:19 +0700
Message-ID: <CANz3_Ea1hnU2EdgK3xqc=3aUt3Q-30McuxLdsq_VxDZaYsOJWg@mail.gmail.com>
To: MURAKAMI Shinyu <murakami@antenna.co.jp>
Cc: "www-style@w3.org" <www-style@w3.org>
Q/q is also mentioned here (in note 4):

http://www.w3.org/TR/jlreq/#elements_of_kihonhanmen




On Sun, Nov 17, 2013 at 5:38 PM, MURAKAMI Shinyu <murakami@antenna.co.jp>wrote:

> Hi,
>
> I would like to propose adding a length unit, 'Q' (1Q = 0.25mm).
>
> The unit 'Q' is very common in Japanese typesetting and
> all major professional typesetting system used in Japan support
> this, for example, InDesign's Japanese version uses 'Q' as font size
> unit by default setting.
>
> I think the unit 'Q' is not only necessary for Japanese typesetting
> professionals but also useful for many other people worldwide using
> the international standard metric system.
>
> See the following article for more details about 'Q':
>
>   Font size in the metric system (by Toshi Omagari)
>   http://tosche.net/2013/10/font-size-in-the-metric-system_e.html
>
>
> Best regards,
>
> Shinyu Murakami
> Antenna House
>
>
>
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