But that's the point: as DPI goes up, the icons get *smaller*. They don't
take up more mm on the glass, they just shrink. Bigger pixel counts don't
translate to more screen real estate over time, they just translate to better
> - the images rapidly get too big to pump around as mail headers.
> I fear the day when the headers outweigh the message text by orders
> of magnitude.
They don't get big unless you make them big. If someone doesn't want their
headers to swell, then they'll just use a 48x48 image, right?
> | I think a good approach might be to use the XPM3 format as the baseline,
> Where could one find the spec for this?
export.lcs.mit.edu: contrib/xpm3.2g.tar.Z or something close to that.
I think a slightly older version also comes with X11R5. The pbmplus
toolkit can convert to xpm too.