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From: Jukka K. Korpela
Date: Mar 17, 2004 11:02AM


On Wed, 17 Mar 2004, Sonja Ray wrote:

> Sorry, I thought it would be fairly clear that one should adjust the number
> of pixels specified in the bottom margin according to the size of the fonts
> on your page.

It's a wrong approach anyway.

> If your font are 90px(!) you could specify a bottom margin of 90px, or
> 100px, or whatever. If the font size if 9px, you could specify a bottom
> margin of 6 or 8 px.

If I need 90px or 9px, I will probably not worry about setting margins on
a per-page page for my viewing. But I _will_ observe the effects of
settings by authors who play with px sizes.

> You can also specify the margin in points, percentages, ems and several
> other units. Pick your poison.

And some of these are acceptable for accessibility, some are not.
So why did you suggest the inaccessible approach on the WabAim list?

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Jukka "Yucca" Korpela, http://www.cs.tut.fi/~jkorpela/


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