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Re: device-pixel-ratio

From: fantasai <fantasai.lists@inkedblade.net>
Date: Wed, 25 Apr 2012 09:11:25 -0700
Message-ID: <4F98222D.2040007@inkedblade.net>
To: www-style@w3.org
On 04/25/2012 02:40 AM, Maciej Stachowiak wrote:
>
> There seem to be at least three advantages, if, perhaps, relatively minor ones.
>
> 1) 'device-pixel-ratio: 2' is more readily understandable - ddpx is a mysterious abbreviation.
> 2) device-pixel-ratio is deployed in existing content (albeit with a webkit prefix); declining to standardize it seems likely to increase the scope of the prefix problem.
> 3) device-pixel-ratio has actual deployment experience showing it is usable for its intended purpose.
>
> In what way is 'resolution: 2ddpx' better?

It doesn't add anything new. It uses an existing mechanism to do the same thing.

~fantasai
Received on Wednesday, 25 April 2012 16:12:03 GMT

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