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

From: Simon Sapin <simon.sapin@exyr.org>
Date: Mon, 18 Nov 2013 15:22:39 +0000
Message-ID: <528A30BF.1030500@exyr.org>
To: www-style <www-style@w3.org>
CC: Rik Cabanier <cabanier@gmail.com>
On 18/11/2013 00:44, Rik Cabanier wrote:
> I'm a little worried that text that is set in 'q' will look blurry on
> screen (since it doesn't fall on a CSS pixel), but maybe browsers
> already fix that. If not, text in converted 'q' units today already
> looks blurry.

The q unit wouldn’t change anything in this regard.

It’s already easy to to specify non-integer-px font sizes accidentally 
with percentages and em units. Browsers typically use hinting to keep 
text crisp (even at integer-px sizes)

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Font_hinting

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Simon Sapin
Received on Monday, 18 November 2013 15:23:08 UTC

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