[html5] Absolute Pixels in HTML 5
ian at hixie.ch
Thu Jun 11 12:58:53 PDT 2009
On Thu, 11 Jun 2009, Felix Miata wrote:
> On 2009/06/11 19:17 (GMT) Ian Hickson composed:
> > monitors are all assumed to be 96dpi.
> OS X makes this assumption. Windows makes this assumption by default,
> but enables application of alternative assumptions. One particular
> alternative, 120, is commonly applied prior to sale by vendors of
> laptops having materially above average DPI. Other operating systems
> vary whether and to what extent assumptions about display DPI are made,
> particularly when display DPI is in fact greater than 96.
Even on Windows with a non-96dpi, browsers today still assume 96dpi, as
far as I can tell.
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