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Re: [css3-images] Units for `image-resolution: from-image`

From: fantasai <fantasai.lists@inkedblade.net>
Date: Thu, 17 Apr 2014 11:09:15 -0700
Message-ID: <535018CB.2020001@inkedblade.net>
To: www-style@w3.org
On 07/26/2013 09:59 AM, Tab Atkins Jr. wrote:
>
> While that's reasonable, still, if you know the size of a "real inch",
> then you know the ratio of a real inch to a CSS in.  This can be used
> to interpret the format-specified ratio in a more accurate way than
> just assuming that it's referring to a CSS in.
>
> What I'm saying is, I prefer to leave this underdefined.

I disagree. I think the concept of "inch" should be consistent
throughout all of CSS if possible. So <length>, media queries,
and image-resolution.

In other news, if the image says "I'm 72dpi" and I write
   image-resolution: 72dpi
these should both give the same result.

~fantasai
Received on Thursday, 17 April 2014 18:09:42 UTC

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