Archive of UserLand's first discussion group, started October 5, 1998.

Re: IE 5 for Macintosh

Author:Nicholas Riley
Posted:3/27/2000; 7:02:43 PM
Topic:IE 5 for Macintosh
Msg #:15739 (In response to 15738)
Prev/Next:15738 / 15740

Certificate support seems to be the same as IE 4.5:

I agree that 96 dpi is evil...

96 dpi is necessary to prevent fonts appearing too small. Netscape 6 will do things like this, too. If you set your base font size to 12 point, most everything works well. (I still have no clue why the base font size on Windows was made 12 point ages ago, it's huge!) If you want consistent font appearance across platforms, use pixel units, not point units...

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