Re: Units and resolution independence for gtk+

On Thu, Aug 7, 2008 at 7:02 PM, Alexander Larsson <alexl redhat com> wrote:
> Is a physical size units even interesting? It just generally leads to
> DPI style flamewars. For instance, a projector screen is really large,
> but you don't want tiny fonts anyway, because you watch it from far
> away. Something similar but reversed applies for the case of handhelds.

FWIW physical sizes are convenient when defining a UI layout for
finger use, or physical interaction in general. A button must be at
least WxH mm to be usable with finger and describing that without
physical units loses some of the semantics.

Tommi Komulainen tommi komulainen iki fi

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