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Re: Bidi reordering engine upgraded

From: grischka
Subject: Re: Bidi reordering engine upgraded
Date: Fri, 17 Oct 2014 15:21:39 +0200
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martin rudalics wrote:
 > This is because to the human eye pixels are similar to points in math
> (i.e.has location, does not have extent). Therefor, a mental "magnifying
 > glass" (in order to be useful) needs to preserve the point-like property
 > of pixels unaffected from the "zoom factor".
 > Which means that what counts for line length is not number of pixels
 > but the spaces between.  See line of length 10, magnified:
 >      0   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   0
 >      *   *   *   *   *   *   *   *   *   *   *

I doubt my eye (and whatever there's left behind it) would consider


having zero extent.

Nobody would consider a single pixel to mean anything in particular.
For that to happen it needs to be placed in relation to other pixels.

For example two pixels can make a line already.

--- grischka


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