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Re: Making pt a non-physical unit

From: Boris Zbarsky <bzbarsky@MIT.EDU>
Date: Wed, 06 Jan 2010 14:14:09 -0500
Message-ID: <4B44E101.4030406@mit.edu>
To: Giuseppe Bilotta <giuseppe.bilotta@gmail.com>
CC: www-style <www-style@w3.org>
On 1/6/10 2:07 PM, Giuseppe Bilotta wrote:
> My not-so-limited experience with a 133dpi monitor and Windows was
> that setting the 'font DPI' to something else than 96 made almost
> every single application break in one way or another (even for simple
> UI elements like dialogs)

This is exactly what happens with web pages as well, and for the same 
reasons.

> This is fixed by fixing the broken applications.

Unfortunately, "fixing" a nontrivial portion of the web is well-nigh 
impossible.

-Boris
Received on Wednesday, 6 January 2010 19:14:43 GMT

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