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Re: My point is a point is a point

From: Matthew Brealey <webmaster@richinstyle.com>
Date: Mon, 31 Jul 2000 18:04:02 +0100
Message-ID: <3985B182.719B@richinstyle.com>
To: Walter Ian Kaye <walter@natural-innovations.com>
CC: www-style@w3.org
Walter Ian Kaye wrote:
> 
> A 72pt font should ALWAYS be 1" (2.54cm) high, whether it's printed on paper or displayed on a CRT or LCD. 
> If it's not, then either your OS is broken 

Possibly. But thus 99% of OS's are broken, and one should take this into
account when using (or not) these units.

>  who uses a tape measure to adjust his screen geometry for accurate WYSIWYG

How do you ensure accuracy in both dimensions? (Don't tell me you make
the visible screen a tiny square in the middle of the monitor?)
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