[FFmpeg-devel] [PATCH] doc/t2h: add max-width to css.

Josh de Kock josh at itanimul.li
Sun Oct 2 16:32:55 EEST 2016

On 02/10/2016 13:52, Nicolas George wrote:
> Le primidi 11 vendémiaire, an CCXXV, Josh de Kock a écrit :
>> Using max-width: 960px is common practice,
> Yet still bad practice.

Not really.

>> 					     and since pixels are generally
>> not 1:1 but scaled with regards to DPI, rather than text-size it results in
>> a more constant layout across environments.
> Indeed: most web designers are idiots, they used pixels all over the place,

Using such a sweeping negative statement is not a good way to proceed.

> forcing browsers authors to step in and work around their bad design.As a
> consequence, the few web designers who are not idiots and have a good reason
> to use pixels at some place have a hard time.
> And it does not address the problem of user-mandated font sizes.
> CSS did include from the start a mechanism to make design independent from
> the resolution and font size: expressing length in ems. It still works,
> still better than the workaround.

The containers should not change size depending on the font size. It 
results in really ugly, fairly undefined behavior. I made an example to 
illustrate this: https://codepen.io/anon/pen/ozGqEj

> Since you are not an idiot, you will use it.

I don't appreciate what this implies. May I direct you to:


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