Changes to the wiki

Phil Bull philbull at
Fri May 11 10:31:33 UTC 2007

Hi Duncan,

On Fri, 2007-05-11 at 06:32 +0200, Duncan Lithgow wrote:
> Narrower column is a good thing but font size should be normal for the
> main text. From a usability point of view font size(s) are a user
> preference not a webmaster's choice. i could cite many texts backing
> this up - but you're probably aware of the W3C and the Web Content
> Accessibility Guidelines.

The CSS I posted should mean that font sizes are a user's choice - the
size I used was 'small', which is a relative size AFAIK. If the user
pressed Ctrl and + in Firefox, the size of the text would be increased.

However, the WCAG seems to recommend using em units, so maybe it would
be better to use:

div#page {
	margin-left: 20%;
	width: 60%;
	font-size: 0.8em

This should have the same effect.



Phil Bull

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