[thelist] Higher Screen Resolutions

Hassan Schroeder hassan.schroeder at gmail.com
Thu May 20 12:53:51 CDT 2010

On Thu, May 20, 2010 at 10:37 AM, Barney Carroll
<barney.carroll at gmail.com> wrote:
> I honestly think it's irrelevant for the purpose of most desktop web
> layouts. I'd be horrified to think what kind of design would warrant
> more than 1024px in width…

?! I've been involved with web applications that needed all the real
estate possible to effectively show a spreadsheet-like data table,
and even then some compromises were required.

OTOH, the iPad is 1024x768, which might be significant if your site
is consumer-oriented (and other vendors rush out copycat tablets).

And then there's the whole mobile issue, where 480x320 (HVGA) is
the smartphone `new black`.

Picking a canonical target resolution isn't getting easier :-)

Hassan Schroeder ------------------------ hassan.schroeder at gmail.com
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