Resolution indpendence

David De La Harpe Golden david.delaharpe.golden at
Sat Jun 28 16:08:06 PDT 2008

Glynn Clements wrote:

> Failure to acknowledge this is one reason why pixel sizes persist. If
> you use pixel sizes throughout, you get a form of resolution
> independence that works perfectly in at least one sense. If the pixel
> grid changes by 23%, *everything* changes by exactly the same factor. 

That's just not "resolution independence". A 3" 1024x768 pixel display
is much higher resolution than a 19" 1024x768 pixel display.   You're
abusing the term "resolution" I think...

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