Re: wherefore CGM?

David Perrell (davidp@earthlink.net)
Sat, 7 Dec 1996 19:31:51 -0800


Message-Id: <199612080335.TAA09955@iberia.it.earthlink.net>
From: "David Perrell" <davidp@earthlink.net>
To: <abigail@ny.fnx.com>, <www-html@w3.org>
Subject: Re: wherefore CGM?
Date: Sat, 7 Dec 1996 19:31:51 -0800

Abigail wrote:
> Think web! The _user agent_ knows all it needs to know. What the
> display is and what the graphics format is.

Does the user agent know the pixel density the image was created for?
That would be the best basis for determining whether or not to resize.
PNG doesn't appear to have chunks for this info, and I don't think it's
in GIF or JPEG either. 

David Perrell