[thelist] OO JS, CSS typography, and a request to present

Matt Warden mwarden at gmail.com
Sun Aug 5 21:44:28 CDT 2007

On 8/2/07, Charles <lists07 at wiltgen.net> wrote:
> >> That's not true with IE7.  For IE6, my not-very-accommodating
> >> feeling is that people who need this feature are already using
> >> a better browser.
> >
> > I agree with you, but you have to understand that not everyone is
> > able to/can /upgrade/knows how to/install  IE7 and its still BEST
> > practice to use a relative (non px) unit for now....
> Pixels ARE relative (see the URL in my previous post), which I believe makes
> them technically no better or worse to use than other relative units.

Everything's relative, eh?

The question is: relative to WHAT. Ems are relative to the font size.
Pixels are not. When someone says "ems are relative, pixels are not",
they are talking about being relative to font size.

Matt Warden
Cincinnati, OH, USA

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