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Re: [whatwg] Features for responsive Web design

From: Maciej Stachowiak <mjs@apple.com>
Date: Tue, 15 May 2012 12:01:49 -0700
Message-id: <FA863E61-71A9-4971-867E-86FFE9DD2A65@apple.com>
To: "Tab Atkins Jr." <jackalmage@gmail.com>
Cc: whatwg@whatwg.org, Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>

On May 15, 2012, at 8:06 AM, Tab Atkins Jr. <jackalmage@gmail.com> wrote:

> On Tue, May 15, 2012 at 9:28 AM, Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch> wrote:
>> On Thu, 10 May 2012, Tab Atkins Jr. wrote:
>> 
>> 3.125x isn't particularly difficult to specify.
> 
> I actually didn't even realize that 300dpi is 3.125 times 96dpi.
> 
> Regardless, I think being able to specify "300dpi" is easier than
> using a calculator.

On the other hand, checking for an integer X factor is easier than checking for an integer multiple of 96dpi, for authors who would like to avoid the ugly visual artifacts of non-integral scaling. Which I hope is all of them. It's easier to tell that 3.125x is a bad idea than with 300dpi.

Regards,
Maciej
Received on Tuesday, 15 May 2012 19:02:44 GMT

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