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Re: PDF accessibility guidelines

From: <accessys@smart.net>
Date: Mon, 26 Jan 2015 12:39:18 -0500 (EST)
To: Felix Miata <mrmazda@earthlink.net>
cc: w3c-wai-ig@w3.org
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.60.1501261238070.14264@cygnus.smart.net>

I appologize I missed the changing dpi part of the problem. and no I 
rarely change the dpi,  mainly because I have not needed to.

Bob

On Mon, 26 Jan 2015, Felix Miata wrote:

> Date: Mon, 26 Jan 2015 12:27:35 -0500
> From: Felix Miata <mrmazda@earthlink.net>
> To: w3c-wai-ig@w3.org
> Subject: Re: PDF accessibility guidelines
> Resent-Date: Mon, 26 Jan 2015 17:27:59 +0000
> Resent-From: w3c-wai-ig@w3.org
> 
> accessys@smart.net composed on 2015-01-26 10:20 (UTC-0500):
>
>> Felix Miata wrote:
>
>>> Adam Cooper composed on 2015-01-26 14:12 (UTC+1100):
>
>>>> Any content that originates in another format can just as readily be
>>>> delivered using HTML and pixel perfect printing is similarly achievable
>>>> using HTML, CSS, & JavaScript.
>
>>> Oh that were this true cross-platform and independent of logical pixel density.
>
>>> ...Linux using a >96 DPI environment...
>
>> I do not know what browser you are using or which flavor of linux but the
>
> I wrote which browsers I use (Gecko[1] & KHTML[2]). I mostly use rpm distros
> with KDE3, KDE4 or TDE, very rarely with Gnome or any of its derivatives.
>
>> one thing I rarely have a problem with is using extra paper when printing.
>> and if this is a regular problem just do a "print preview" and print the
>
> The extra paper is consumed because print preview WYSIWYG doesn't work right
> when DPI is not 96. It's adjust and try, adjust again and try again, etc.
> until result meets need, if ever.
>
>> pages that you want and skip the blank pages, and I have and do use
>> several diifferent flavors of linux and a couple different browsers and do
>
> Most distros force 96 DPI systemwide at the Xorg level regardless of actual
> screen density. I disable forcing DPI on my systems. Have you ever done so?
>
>> not have this problem, (have other problems, but not this one)
>
> Apparently you glossed over the foundation of what I wrote. Try configuring a
> significantly higher than average DPI screen to make physical density match
> logical density and see how printing works for you. I anxiously await your
> report back.
>
> [1] http://geckoisgecko.org/
>
> [2] https://konqueror.org/features/browser.php
> --
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>
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>
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