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Re: Making pt a non-physical unit

From: Brad Kemper <brad.kemper@gmail.com>
Date: Fri, 15 Jan 2010 21:16:25 -0800
Message-Id: <C66B21DE-3B55-444D-8089-1DDDFC59E5CD@gmail.com>
To: David Singer <singer@apple.com>
Cc: Zack Weinberg <zweinberg@mozilla.com>, W3C Emailing list for WWW Style <www-style@w3.org>

On Jan 15, 2010, at 8:13 PM, David Singer <singer@apple.com> wrote:

>> it's very
>> important IMO that regardless of the relationship between CSS px and
>> device pixels, bitmap images are drawn at a scale of 1 CSS px per  
>> image

In fact that is not even how it is today on screens with 1px = 1  
device pixel. You can use CSS to set the size of an img to whatever  
you want, completely divorced from how many image pixels there are.  
Even with auto sizing, an img will zoom just as readily as a border,  
in UAs that support zooming (not talking about text-only zooming). . 
Received on Saturday, 16 January 2010 05:17:10 UTC

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