[30-05-05] Layout update

Matthew D. Fuller fullermd at over-yonder.net
Mon May 30 16:08:11 PDT 2005

On Mon, May 30, 2005 at 04:10:23PM +0800 I heard the voice of
Erich Dollansky, and lo! it spake thus:
> I would like to have bigger characters. They become pretty small on
> a 1280*768 with only 10".
> Do not use px for the character size, use pt and you get the same
> character size independent of the screen resolution.

Well, this is one of those ongoing eternal flamewars, now isn't it? :p

px is better than pt on screen, because pt is interpreted differently
on some platforms.

I'm on the side of "don't use absolute units" myself.  I *KNOW* how
big I want my fonts to be, which is why I have my browser set like I
do.  That doesn't make it right for YOU.  Size relative, so your
headers are a bit bigger, your asides a bit smaller, etc.  Don't try
and tell me what size I want my fonts.

Matthew Fuller     (MF4839)   |  fullermd at over-yonder.net
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