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Re: Making pt a non-physical unit

From: Felix Miata <mrmazda@earthlink.net>
Date: Thu, 07 Jan 2010 13:43:05 -0500
Message-ID: <4B462B39.50409@earthlink.net>
To: www-style@w3.org
On 2010/01/07 12:23 (GMT-0500) Boris Zbarsky composed:

> the visual size of a pixel on a 
> 96dpi screen of 1998 viewed at typical arms-length

Maybe I'm missing something seeing that "1998". Would that somehow be
different from what I would see if I brought home a 17" SXGA display home
from Home Depot[1] today and ran it natively in Gnome 2.28, Snow Leopard, or
Windows 7?

[1] http://tinyurl.com/ybeabsf (rounded to the nearest integer, it is 96 DPI
run natively)
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