RE: [css-break] I hate the diagrams

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Tab Atkins Jr. []
> Sent: Monday, July 20, 2015 2:18 PM
> Unfortunately, the updated diagrams (with the gray lines) are broken as well,
> both in practice and in theory.
> In practice, it looks like Chrome/Linux, at least, is interpreting ems as user-
> space units when you load it via <img>?  All the gray parts are *super tiny*.
> This is a bug on our part, of course, but still.

OK, changed the diagrams to use only px. Let me know if you notice any other breakage.

> In theory, using ems for the width of some things and then positioning them
> around/between things positioned in pixels is broken.  SVG doesn't have
> wrapping in this context, so if the user's font size is different than expected,
> the lines will over- or underflow and look dumb.  The entire diagram should
> be in px only.

I agree in general but for this simple case I would expect interop.


Received on Friday, 24 July 2015 21:09:16 UTC