Linux desktop and high resolution laptops
jazcyk at gmail.com
Mon Jan 12 12:37:04 UTC 2015
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On Mon, Jan 12, 2015 at 1:08 PM, Peter Laursen <jazcyk at gmail.com> wrote:
> Good point here "Apple can afford it as they control both HW and SW".
> Let us take an example: say we have 14" and a 15" laptop with same
> physical resolution. If the logic is simply to scale a factor 2 if DPI
> exceeds a certain fixed threshold, it may happen that this threshold is
> exceeded on the 14" screen and not on the 15" and icons, controls, text
> etc.will be printed to the screen almost twice as big on the 14" screen as
> compared to the 15". This makes little sense to me. The small one may
> have a better quality monitor and could in some cases actually better be
> able to cope with unscaled display than the bigger one. An one person may
> be able to (and may prefer to) ane another person may not.
> "The web has a concept of device pixels vs css pixels as well". Does
> anybody know how Chromebooks handle it? That could bring a new perspective
> into discussion.
> -- Peter
> On Mon, Jan 12, 2015 at 12:55 PM, Andreas Nilsson <lists at andreasn.se>
>> On 2015-01-12 12:23, Michael Stahl wrote:
>>> interfaces-by-non.html is there something particular to HTML/CSS that
>>> makes this work better for the web than desktop apps, or do web users have
>>> lower expectations of rendering quality, or what?
>> The web has a concept of device pixels vs css pixels as well. It allows
>> for websites to look nice by default on hidpi screens.
>> Zooming of websites is a nice bonus to have, but doesn't solve the same
>> - Andreas
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> Hilsen / Regards
> Peter Laursen
Hilsen / Regards
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