Why fixed type size?

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Chris

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Aug 9, 2007, 4:22:45 AM8/9/07
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Hi there,

I was just looking through the typography.css and noticed that the
default font-size is fixed at 12px. It was my impression that it was
better to use a percentage rather than a fixed size. Obviously to
maintain a baseline grid a fixed font size is required: Is this then a
tradeoff against using a font size that will look good on all browsers
and OS? Am I missing someting?

Chris

Allan Sun

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Aug 9, 2007, 4:48:51 AM8/9/07
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It's clearly described in the 'Planned Features':
 
Relative font sizing everywhere
 
I suppose it would be nice to have somebody changed the current source code.
 
Olav, how do you want people to contribute? Sending emails to you?
 
regards,
Allan
 

jamjammo

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Aug 9, 2007, 6:01:31 AM8/9/07
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I would assume that the best way to contribute code snippets would be
HERE.
Emails to to Olav would get complicated real quick. At least by
sharing here first,
everyone else gets an idea of what's getting worked on and mentioned
by others.

It would eliminate a ton of excessive comments.


On Aug 9, 2:48 am, "Allan Sun" <suna...@gmail.com> wrote:
> It's clearly described in the 'Planned Features':
>

Olav

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Aug 9, 2007, 2:09:19 PM8/9/07
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The new version (0.4), which will be released any day now (only
testing remains), uses nothing but em's for fonts. :)


Olav

hcabbos

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Aug 11, 2007, 10:17:42 AM8/11/07
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Olav,

Since 0.4 has been released, should any references to "Relative font
sizing everywhere" in Planned Features be eliminated?

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