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

From: Sylvain Galineau <galineau@adobe.com>
Date: Mon, 18 Nov 2013 10:37:23 -0800
To: Simon Sapin <simon.sapin@exyr.org>, www-style <www-style@w3.org>
CC: Rik Cabanier <cabanier@gmail.com>
Message-ID: <CEAF9D33.1072C%galineau@adobe.com>

On 11/18/13 7:22 AM, "Simon Sapin" <simon.sapin@exyr.org> wrote:

>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)

I agree. This should not be worse than the pt unit, which remains popular
and is a fractional number of CSS pixels.

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