Posted Nov 1, 2012 9:33 UTC (Thu) by Cato (subscriber, #7643)
Parent article: Quotes of the week
High resolution laptop screens are great as long as those with less than perfect eyesight can globally control all font sizes through a central DPI or "percentage enlargement" feature. Windows and Linux (X11's DPI) have this.
Unfortunately Mac OS X doesn't have this at all, so I'm reduced to application by application font size changes and custom plugins, on a Macbook Air 13" (1440x900). The result is that websites look terrible in Chrome for Mac on my laptop, due to Apple's insistence that resizing DPI globally is bad because it makes button images look worse. Oh the irony...