W3C home > Mailing lists > Public > www-style@w3.org > July 2005

Re: [css3-values] New WD for Values & Units

From: Boris Zbarsky <bzbarsky@mit.edu>
Date: Sun, 31 Jul 2005 15:51:24 -0500
Message-ID: <42ED39CC.8060200@mit.edu>
To: Christoph Päper <christoph.paeper@tu-clausthal.de>
CC: www-style@w3.org

Christoph Päper wrote:
>> So when I print a 100px wide image on my 1200dpi laser printer, it 
>> would come out about 2mm wide?
> 
> Sure, if one of its dots makes one pixel.

That's not a reasonable approach, really.  Consider that the author never 
specified the size of this image -- 100px is just its intrinsic size as a bitmap...

-Boris
Received on Sunday, 31 July 2005 20:51:37 GMT

This archive was generated by hypermail 2.2.0+W3C-0.50 : Monday, 27 April 2009 13:54:39 GMT