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Re: Making pt a non-physical unit

From: Robert O'Callahan <robert@ocallahan.org>
Date: Wed, 6 Jan 2010 07:58:03 +1300
Message-ID: <11e306601001051058l208da63sd5e9ec273e25a4ce@mail.gmail.com>
To: Alex Mogilevsky <alexmog@microsoft.com>
Cc: www-style <www-style@w3.org>
On Wed, Jan 6, 2010 at 6:45 AM, Alex Mogilevsky <alexmog@microsoft.com>wrote:

> For the record, IE treats “pt” the way you propose for a number of versions
> already.
>

Thanks for the info! Then we should definitely change the spec.


> At this time there is no physical units in IE (that is there is no unit
> that doesn’t grow or shrink with zoom) .
>

In Gecko, physical lengths still change with zoom. So if you zoom in by 2x,
a 1in length will be exactly 2 inches (if the OS didn't lie to us about the
screen characteristics).

Rob
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