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Re: User Agents Do Not Implement Absolute Length Units, Places Responsive Design in Jeopardy

From: Robert O'Callahan <robert@ocallahan.org>
Date: Thu, 27 Oct 2011 22:27:35 +1300
Message-ID: <CAOp6jLYjoq9EoyEL9pW5h6G3hP3PC483urn8AMerv8TaaUwAzw@mail.gmail.com>
To: David Singer <singer@apple.com>
Cc: Boris Zbarsky <bzbarsky@mit.edu>, www-style@w3.org
On Sat, Oct 22, 2011 at 7:28 AM, David Singer <singer@apple.com> wrote:

> Perhaps size detection should be based on the angle subtended at the eye?
>  That's what we are basing other stuff on.  I think the linear size is much
> less relevant (and meaningless in some cases).
>

Absolutely right. Approximate angle subtended at the eye is what CSS "px" is
for.

Rob
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