[whatwg] Features for responsive Web design

Steve Dennis admin at subcide.com
Tue Aug 21 13:36:15 PDT 2012

While it's unlikely that screen resolution will go above 2x in the near future, should we be taking into account the zooming of specific elements that might result in the need for larger artwork? (take icons, that can scale all the way up to 512px or above)

On 13/08/2012, at 5:39 PM, Henri Sivonen <hsivonen at iki.fi> wrote:

> Another thing worth considering is if ever anyone is really going to
> go over 2x, given that at normal viewing distances 2x is roughly
> enough to saturate the resolution of the human eye (hence the "retina"
> branding). Even for printing photos, 192 pixels per inch should result
> in very good quality, and for line art, authors should use SVG instead
> of bitmaps anyway.

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