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Re: Why not max/min-font-size? & extend them to other properties of sizes

From: Tab Atkins Jr. <jackalmage@gmail.com>
Date: Mon, 16 Jun 2014 16:09:46 -0700
Message-ID: <CAAWBYDCkbVyKUM9z1_Xc49ep8x-mMmTkjGgEDCucjc43oA+RYw@mail.gmail.com>
To: "Kseso?" <kseso9@gmail.com>
Cc: www-style list <www-style@w3.org>
On Sat, Jun 14, 2014 at 6:02 AM, Kseso? <kseso9@gmail.com> wrote:
> Now, we have available units based on the size of the viewport.
> These units can declare on the size of the texts.
> CSS does not have a way to limit the computed maximum or minimum value of
> them.
> I think you should consider the convenience of including the css properties:
> max-font-size
> min-font-size
> onto the "Css Font module" document.

These seem easy and useful; I've definitely wanted to set a font-size
in vh before, but no larger than some size in vw (so the text (of
known length) won't overflow).

> Consider adding the properties 'max-property' / 'min-property' to all those
> that may be declared based on the percentage viewport, as 'padding',
> 'margin', 'line-height'...

Hmm, interesting.  I wonder if there's any problems I'm not seeing
with doing this...

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