Re: wherefore CGM?

Benjamin Franz (snowhare@netimages.com)
Fri, 6 Dec 1996 17:02:13 -0800 (PST)


Date: Fri, 6 Dec 1996 17:02:13 -0800 (PST)
From: Benjamin Franz <snowhare@netimages.com>
To: Ian Graham <ianweb@smaug.java.utoronto.ca>
cc: www-html@w3.org
Subject: Re: wherefore CGM?
In-Reply-To: <199612070023.TAA05130@smaug.java.utoronto.ca>
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.3.95.961206165903.22599B-100000@ns.viet.net>

On Fri, 6 Dec 1996, Ian Graham wrote:

> 
> Scalable images are also needed for printing --
> regardless of poxy video display issues (really --
> 72 or 100 dpi is still pretty poxy). However,
> A recent Scientific American article (an isssue from
> this past summer) described a new LCD display with
> > 200 dpi resolution, in full color, and readable in 
> daylight (I believe it was a passive panel that 
> used reflective light) The researchers projected 600 
> dpi before long. A display with the resolution of 
> printed paper -- now that's an exciting prospect!

Especially when you consider that the design window used by most web
graphics designers is 500X300 *pixels*, MAXIMUM. 8-))))

-- 
Benjamin Franz