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Re: [css3-mediaqueries] DPI in resolution media queries

From: Boris Zbarsky <bzbarsky@MIT.EDU>
Date: Wed, 15 Feb 2012 14:39:40 -0500
Message-ID: <4F3C09FC.9040004@mit.edu>
To: Sylvain Galineau <sylvaing@microsoft.com>
CC: "www-style@w3.org" <www-style@w3.org>
On 2/15/12 2:17 PM, Sylvain Galineau wrote:
> Yes, I recall that fun discussion. A CSS pixel is 1/96 of an inch. But if
> the UA can't get its CSS pixels right, how can you assume dpi/dpcm works?

Why are we assuming a UA can't get its CSS pixels right?  Gecko used to 
get them "right" (to the extent that the OS did not lie to us); it just 
wasn't web-compatible.

-Boris
Received on Wednesday, 15 February 2012 19:40:08 GMT

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