tidy bug

Tony Nelson tonynelson at georgeanelson.com
Mon Jun 4 18:13:37 UTC 2007

At 10:18 AM -0700 6/4/07, Wolfgang S. Rupprecht wrote:
>Tim <ignored_mailbox at yahoo.com.au> writes:
>> <style type="text/css">
>> p {margin-bottom: 0;
>>    font-family: Times New Roman;
>>    font-size: 12pt;}
>> </style>
>And even at that it is broken (although xhtml/css conformant).  The
>xhtml author is assuming that the user's monitor is of a certain DPI.
>LCD's range from 70dpi for the cheap junk to 150dpi for smaller
>laptops with higher pixel-count displays.  The font spec would be much
>more portable if the xhtml author left the base font size choice to
>the end user and simply specify font sizes as 50%, 70%, 140%, 200%
>etc.  That way the fonts are all scaled correctly across a wide DPI
>range.  Also control+ and control- in firefox work correctly.  (And
>yes that means that most css directives that are in pixels should be
>in "em" or similar.)  Just another 100dpi user in a 70dpi world.

Although using percentages would better respect the user's preference
settings, I thought using Points (pt) respects the monitor's DPI, while
using Pixels (px) does not?
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