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Re: Making pt a non-physical unit

From: Robert O'Callahan <robert@ocallahan.org>
Date: Wed, 6 Jan 2010 07:48:51 +1300
Message-ID: <11e306601001051048s18e0fba2j22bbad4372963696@mail.gmail.com>
To: Boris Zbarsky <bzbarsky@mit.edu>
Cc: rfink@readableweb.com, www-style <www-style@w3.org>
On Wed, Jan 6, 2010 at 4:12 AM, Boris Zbarsky <bzbarsky@mit.edu> wrote:

> Whatever made you think these are unknown?  They're certainly known to the
> OS (e.g. watching debug output from an X server starting up shows various
> information about the display including its self-reported physical size; in
> my measuring with a ruler these sizes are pretty much correct).
>
> In practice, Gecko asks the OS for this information.
>

Actually, in practice, we don't. We did in some cases, then we stopped
because of the pt problem. I'm fixing that :-).

Rob
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