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19 Jun 2021 20:56:16 EDT (-0400)
  Re: sphere proportions  
From: Alain Martel
Date: 3 Jun 2021 09:38:36
Message: <60b8db5c$1@news.povray.org>
> On 6/1/2021 6:34 PM, Psnarf wrote:

>> Most computer video modes and graphics printers use perfectly square 
>> pixels.
>> Note: 640/480 = 4/3 so the ratio is proper for this square pixel mode.
>> Non-square pixels: IBM VGA mode 320x200
>>
>> It may be some time before the default aspect ratio changes to 1080p, 
>> 1.777.
>>
>>
> 
> I prefer 16:10. I hear 3:2 is very nice too. 16:9 is only good for 
> movies IMO. Should not be used for work displays.
> 
> 
> Mike

Yes... but, most modern monitors have exactly a 16:9 aspect ratio.
The ubiquitous 1920x1080 is 16:9.


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