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Re: Making pt a non-physical unit

From: Boris Zbarsky <bzbarsky@MIT.EDU>
Date: Tue, 05 Jan 2010 23:54:49 -0500
Message-ID: <4B441799.10107@mit.edu>
To: news@terrainformatica.com
CC: www-style <www-style@w3.org>
On 1/5/10 11:37 PM, Andrew Fedoniouk wrote:
> It is carved in the stone already:
>
> "1px thus corresponds to about 0.26 mm (1/96 inch)."

You conveniently left out the conditional clause at the beginning of 
that sentence:

   For reading at arm's length,

And in fact there are plenty of cases in which one CSS px is not 1/96 of 
an inch.  The very next sentence in the spec mentions one such case.

-Boris
Received on Wednesday, 6 January 2010 04:55:23 GMT

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