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Re: Firefox and Epiphany crash after today's updates



2008/2/1 Nicolas Mailhot <nicolas mailhot laposte net>:
>
> Le vendredi 01 février 2008 à 23:05 +0100, Martin Sourada a écrit :
> > On Fri, 2008-02-01 at 14:14 -0500, Felix Miata wrote:
> > > You can have FF use 11pt by calculating the number of px that 11pt converts
> > > to at your DPI, and then set FF to use that px size. If your DPI is less than
> > > 96, then you may need to change the pref 'layout.css.dpi' from -1 to 0 to get
> > > around its default 96 DPI floor.
> > >
> > > FF uses px for pref sizes at least in part because at higher than 96 DPI
> > > screen resolutions px offer finer control of the preferred size than pt, 25%
> > > at 120 DPI, 50% at 144 DPI. Since resolutions have been increasing and will
> > > continue to increase, px was and will continue to be a good choice for
> > > maximizing this user control.
>
> > While good for maximising user control,
>
> It's not even good this way. Fractionnal point sizes are not rocket
> science, there's no need to switch to a different unit (hardware
> specific even) just to up the precision.
>
Indeed. Apart from specifying fractions, surely you don't expect
people to have to re-adjust their web browser font settings whenever
they hook up an external monitor, or adjust their screen resolution?


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Michel Salim
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