Resolution indpendence

Behdad Esfahbod behdad at
Fri Jun 27 23:43:53 PDT 2008

On Fri, 2008-06-27 at 20:43 +0100, Glynn Clements wrote:
> And note that the issue isn't just fonts. If you have a bunch of 16x16
> icons, you had better not be rescaling them by a non-integer multiple
> unless it's a relatively large multiple. 2x is likely to be more
> legible than 2.5x.

Firefox 3 scaled all graphics...  And while it looks like shit,
admittedly, it has not bothered me enough to ask it not too.  On the
other hand I like the fact that web graphics looks at the "right" size.


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