Re: [css3-images] `image-resolution: span` and transformations.

On Mon, Jul 29, 2013 at 1:40 PM, Rik Cabanier <> wrote:
> Wouldn't this result in weird resizing behavior while zooming?
> For instance, you have a 96x96 pixel image that knows it 96dpi. By default,
> it will take up 96 CSS and device pixels on the screen.
> If you zoom by 10%, it will still take up 96 CSS pixels but 106 device
> pixels.
> Now what happens if you set the image style to:
> image-resolution: from-image snap;

The image's intrinsic size would change to approximately 87 CSS px
(that is, 96 device pixels at a screen resolution of 105.6dpi).

>> > This is a very confusing property. Shouldn't there be a reference to
>> > device
>> > pixel ratio?
>> Maybe?  The relevant concepts are very ill-defined in the platform at
>> the moment (and this is a legacy property).
> I agree.
> What do you mean by 'legacy'? Did anyone implement this?

Yes, it's implemented by CSS based printers and printing programs.


Received on Monday, 29 July 2013 20:57:09 UTC