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Re: [css3-values] define 'dot' to be a device pixel

From: Lea Verou <leaverou@gmail.com>
Date: Thu, 03 May 2012 16:58:02 +0300
Message-ID: <4FA28EEA.1000904@gmail.com>
To: Edward O'Connor <eoconnor@apple.com>
CC: www-style@w3.org

On 25/4/12 00:36, Edward O'Connor wrote:
> Hi,
> So far as I can tell, the closest thing to a definition for "dot" in
> CSS3 Values is in the caption of Figure 2:
>      "Showing that more device pixels (dots) are needed to cover a 1px by
>      1px area on a high-resolution device than on a low-res one"
> I think it would be good if this definition were raised out of the
> caption to be its own statement in normative prose somewhere. The 'dpi',
> 'dpcm', and 'dppx' unit definitions in ยง6.4 could then reference this
> definition.
> Thanks,
> Ted

Love the idea, and the name. How do you picture it working in print or 
other media?

Lea Verou (http://lea.verou.me | @LeaVerou)
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