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Re: [CSS21] Issue 149 - px vs. pt

From: Robert O'Callahan <robert@ocallahan.org>
Date: Wed, 30 Jun 2010 21:28:50 +1200
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To: fantasai <fantasai.lists@inkedblade.net>
Cc: "www-style@w3.org" <www-style@w3.org>
On Wed, Jun 30, 2010 at 6:22 PM, fantasai <fantasai.lists@inkedblade.net>wrote:

> I imagine querying the physical viewport size of a handheld would
> be useful.


For what?

Given the wide variation in screen resolutions on handhelds,
> knowing its pixel grid size is somewhat less useful.
>

Assuming the browser is configured so that 1px gives a user experience
reasonably close to 1px on a desktop display, knowing the pixel grid size is
very useful.

Rob
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