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Re: [whatwg] Defaulting new image solution to 192dpi

From: Kornel Lesiński <kornel@geekhood.net>
Date: Thu, 17 May 2012 19:44:00 +0100
To: "Tab Atkins Jr." <jackalmage@gmail.com>
Message-ID: <op.wegubmyste2ec8@aimac.local>
Cc: whatwg <whatwg@whatwg.org>
On Thu, 17 May 2012 19:33:07 +0100, Tab Atkins Jr. <jackalmage@gmail.com>  
wrote:

>>> I think that 2x only looks like a good default now. I would bet that
>>> in less than 10 years 3x or higher will look like a good default.
>>
>> So why is 1x the default when it's obvious that it is not going to be a  
>> good
>> default?
>
> Because it's simple (1 image pixel = 1 CSS pixel), and it was the
> historical default.

But it's going to become completely useless and nobody is going to use it.  
2x default at least has a chance of not being useless.

-- 
regards, Kornel Lesiński
Received on Thursday, 17 May 2012 18:44:34 GMT

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