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Re: [css21][css3][svg] SVG and unit-less length values

From: Brad Kemper <brad.kemper@gmail.com>
Date: Fri, 13 Aug 2010 09:50:28 -0700
Cc: public-fx@w3.org, www-style@w3.org
Message-Id: <E15FE4D2-7F84-468D-A854-95AFDB5F49A0@gmail.com>
To: "Dr. Olaf Hoffmann" <Dr.O.Hoffmann@gmx.de>

On Aug 13, 2010, at 7:01 AM, Dr. Olaf Hoffmann wrote:

> It it surely possible to define some arbitrary unit 'px' with an equation
> 96px == 1inch == 0.0254m, but not the other way round ...

And if I hook my computer up to a projector, how does the UA know how far away the screen is, in order to determine what proportion of the video an inch or a meter represents? There are many cases where the size of the viewport in actual physical measurements is not known reliably.
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