Resolution indpendence

Behdad Esfahbod behdad at
Fri Jun 27 23:41:23 PDT 2008

On Fri, 2008-06-27 at 20:29 +0100, Glynn Clements wrote:
> Using physical units (which includes point sizes) implies that a
> monitor of a given size will display the same amount of content
> regardless of the resolution.

Printing to a higher resolution printer, do you get more content?  It's
the same eye looking at it.  Your eye sight doesn't improve by higher


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