Re: [css-break] I hate the diagrams

On Fri, Jul 24, 2015 at 2:08 PM, Rossen Atanassov
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> From: Tab Atkins Jr. []
>> 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.

It's not about interop, it's about making incorrect assumptions about
how units interact.  If my default font-size is set to 20px, your
diagram will be broken and overlapping.  You can't mix em and px in
that naive way.


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