Re: [CSS21] 4.3.2 Lengths (reference pixel?)

I have no idea *how* you would know the physical size of a monitor connected over say VGA, analog TV, etc.

On Dec 14, 2010, at 14:16 , Linss, Peter wrote:

> Back in '83 my Mac "Classic" was 72dpi on screen and 72dpi on the Imagewriter. I could do a print screen and put the paper over the tube and get the same result. As soon as they went to external monitors all bets were off. I have yet to see a typical user system come out of the box since then with accurate on screen measurements. Yes, I could calibrate it, and often did, but then all sorts of app UIs broke...

David Singer
Multimedia and Software Standards, Apple Inc.

Received on Tuesday, 14 December 2010 22:28:25 UTC