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Re: [whatwg] Features for responsive Web design

From: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
Date: Tue, 9 Oct 2012 18:48:41 +0000 (UTC)
To: Mark Callow <callow.mark@artspark.co.jp>
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.64.1210091847380.1904@ps20323.dreamhostps.com>
Cc: "whatwg@whatwg.org" <whatwg@whatwg.org>
On Tue, 9 Oct 2012, Mark Callow wrote:
> On 2012/10/06 7:09, Ian Hickson wrote:
> > I agree, when there's 3x displays, this could get to the point where we 
> > need to solve it. :-)
>
> With the current displays, it's just not that big a deal, IMHO. If by 3x 
> you mean displays whose dpi is 3x that of CSS pixels (96dpi), they 
> already exist in retail products. I saw 2 last week.

Can you elaborate?

How many device pixels per CSS pixel do browsers on those devices use? Are 
they just making CSS pixels smaller, or are they actually using 3x?

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