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Re: device-pixel-ratio

From: Maciej Stachowiak <mjs@apple.com>
Date: Wed, 25 Apr 2012 10:21:04 -0700
Cc: www-style@w3.org
Message-id: <0EC36F95-EAF8-4C12-92A7-E25B434BB978@apple.com>
To: fantasai <fantasai.lists@inkedblade.net>

On Apr 25, 2012, at 9:11 AM, fantasai <fantasai.lists@inkedblade.net> wrote:

> On 04/25/2012 02:40 AM, Maciej Stachowiak wrote:
>> There seem to be at least three advantages, if, perhaps, relatively minor ones.
>> 1) 'device-pixel-ratio: 2' is more readily understandable - ddpx is a mysterious abbreviation.
>> 2) device-pixel-ratio is deployed in existing content (albeit with a webkit prefix); declining to standardize it seems likely to increase the scope of the prefix problem.
>> 3) device-pixel-ratio has actual deployment experience showing it is usable for its intended purpose.
>> In what way is 'resolution: 2ddpx' better?
> It doesn't add anything new. It uses an existing mechanism to do the same thing.

I don't follow closely, so I may be misinformed, but isn't the dppx unit something new? It looks like it wasn't present in the Sept 11 Working Draft of Values & Units.

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