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Re: [css3-values] Resolution Units

From: Christoph Päper <christoph.paeper@crissov.de>
Date: Wed, 8 Feb 2012 15:25:46 +0100
Message-Id: <492745B8-1D8B-425B-8B84-89B57AAD2754@crissov.de>
To: www-style list <www-style@w3.org>

The units ‘dpi’ (not ‘dpin’), ‘dpcm’ and ‘dppx’ have been added to the ED of css3-values. That doesn’t make them a better idea at all. They’re reciprocals of units that already exist, but not there are not reciprocals for all these (absolute) units – and nobody wants them either.

There are two ways this could be dealt with better:

1. calc(1/1in), calc(1/1cm), calc(1/1px) …
2. Alter the applicable properties and use lengths instead.
Received on Wednesday, 8 February 2012 14:28:59 UTC

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