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Re: Making pt a non-physical unit

From: Robert O'Callahan <robert@ocallahan.org>
Date: Sat, 9 Jan 2010 09:31:46 +1300
Message-ID: <11e306601001081231y5afe7569rb971814e8505fd6e@mail.gmail.com>
To: Henri Sivonen <hsivonen@iki.fi>
Cc: Jonathan Kew <jonathan@jfkew.plus.com>, David Singer <singer@apple.com>, www-style List <www-style@w3.org>
On Fri, Jan 8, 2010 at 8:29 PM, Henri Sivonen <hsivonen@iki.fi> wrote:

> We can't in the general case. My home computer is a Mac Mini whose display
> (what legacy-oriented marketers call a "TV") is about 3.5 meters away.
> (I'd love to be able to use the OS X UI zoom factor, but I can't because
> all the apps break. Instead, I run with near-illegible native UI and rely on
> the Firefox content zoom heavily.)

You should be able to set layout.css.devPixelsPerPx to 2 or 3 or something
in between to make everything scale.

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healed. We all, like sheep, have gone astray, each of us has turned to his
own way; and the LORD has laid on him the iniquity of us all." [Isaiah
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