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12:04 AM
yooo
Corgi here woof
Hey @Tyyppi_77 @Tyyppi_77 @TheMuffinCoder @Jon @JoshPetrie
@ton.yeung
 
Jon
Die
You dead?
 
So my arm wrestling programs going good .
But, i have yet to find an accurste way of pulling the pixels per inch using js. I dont think browser scripting languages alow acces to this inflrmation about the computer. Ive done reseaech on SE / SO pages and they do not accurately get the ppi
I wrote a program that lets you change the width of a rectngle untill you can put a ruller to it and it is 2 inches wide and it will prompt you the pixels per inch
Will this make most people not want to mess with the program all together
 
12:25 AM
@ChrisOkyen why do you need that?
 
Jon
Hehe
That is pretty funny
 
12:40 AM
Ppi?
 
1:04 AM
@ton.yeung your asking why inwant poi
?
@ton.yeung
 
1:48 AM
Anyone not AFK ?
 
2:00 AM
:(
 
Jon
2:14 AM
it sounds like it would suck to have to calibrate in such a way
However, if you are providing a tool that does what you say it does -- it would be acceptable to have to do
IMO
I mean, the number of people that will be using this is going to be pretty low
 
True
can it be done with browser code?
Ie in a browset
browser
@Jon
 
Jon
2:33 AM
I don't know
 
sounds like it might be an xy problem
 
 
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3:39 AM
@ChrisOkyen Please do not ping everybody unless there is a reason. It's rude.
 
4:29 AM
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Q: Do we still consider programming questions off topic if the context is game-dev related, but the problem turned out to be generic?

GnemlockI was aware that we do not accept generic programming questions, but does this include questions where the problem was encountered in game developing but turns out to be generic? I came across this question, today, where a user was asking about a Unity error. A user voted to close the question a...

 

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