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Month: February 2012

Re: [trinity-users] Poll

From: Felix Miata <mrmazda@...>
Date: Sun, 12 Feb 2012 13:09:50 -0500
On 2012/02/12 13:34 (GMT+0100) Gerhard Zintel composed:

> - Konqueror more and more has problems to render actuall Web-pages, it
>    would be very nice if we could switch from KHTML to Webkit as I don't
>    think that the effort to renew KHTML libraries could be done.

If your system is high DPI (at least 106, preferably 120 or more), open in Gecko, Opera, Konq3, Konq4 
& Chromium (and IE and Safari if you have Windows available), and compare 
them all. Average DPI users wouldn't likely notice, but all the newest 
browsers lock a 12pt/16px ratio. Older keep pt proportionate to DPI, 
preventing pt on screen to be the same size as pt printed (no WYSIWYG). 
Webkit offers no workaround for those who need pt to be life sized, while 
Konq3 does it automatically (same as most Linux browsers used to do), and 
Gecko provides it by option.

This fixed pt/px ratio was adopted for the primary benefit of inept web page 
designers, to keep them from needing to fix their broken designs so they 
won't look inept loaded in browsers running outside 96 DPI environments.
"The wise are known for their understanding, and pleasant
words are persuasive." Proverbs 16:21 (New Living Translation)

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