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RE: px vs. pt

From: Jerrad Pierce <belg4mit@CALLOWAY.MIT.EDU>
Date: Wed, 2 Aug 2000 09:08:03 -0400
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To: Rowland Shaw <Rowland.Shaw@seagatesoftware.com>, www-style@w3c.org
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Date: Wed, 02 Aug 2000 09:08:01 EDT
From: Jerrad Pierce <belg4mit>

>"I'm sorry I couldn't use terms that EVERYONE would understand, but
>basically: inches / cm / pt won't really work for images, because they'd get
>translated to differing dpi, just like the fonts, and then we'd have
>pixellated-looking scaled images. eeewwwww."
It was plenty to clear to me...

Isn't this what SVG is for?
	http://www.w3.org/Graphics/SVG/
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