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Re: pixel-based vs. real-word-pased units

From: Lachlan Hunt <lachlan.hunt@lachy.id.au>
Date: Tue, 12 Sep 2006 10:31:18 +1000
Message-ID: <4505FFD6.1060408@lachy.id.au>
To: Peter Sorotokin <psorotok@adobe.com>
CC: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>, public-css-testsuite@w3.org

Peter Sorotokin wrote:
> 96dpi (exactly 96dpi) displays are almost non-existent.

No, that's not true.  Most monitors I've ever used are exactly 96dpi. 
Just look at almost any 17" LCD display with a native resolution of 
1280x1024 or (I think) a 21" at 1600x1200.  My point is that such 
monitors do exist and are relatively common, at least where I'm from.

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Lachlan Hunt
http://lachy.id.au/
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