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Re: Making pt a non-physical unit

From: Brad Kemper <brad.kemper@gmail.com>
Date: Fri, 15 Jan 2010 23:14:25 -0800
Message-Id: <591A3EAC-3D24-45D6-9125-E1AE70DD456C@gmail.com>
To: "Tab Atkins Jr." <jackalmage@gmail.com>
Cc: "robert@ocallahan.org" <robert@ocallahan.org>, www-style <www-style@w3.org>
On Jan 15, 2010, at 10:33 PM, "Tab Atkins Jr." <jackalmage@gmail.com>  
wrote:

> That's what a hairline means.  It's just on the edge of visibility.

No it doesn't, unless your hair is very unusual. When I worked in  
print, we typically created hairlines that were 3/10 of a point (.004  
inches), output to film negatives at 2400 dpi at the time. It was  
thin, but we didn't have much call to create designs that people  
couldn't see. 
  
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