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Re: #282: Recommend minimum sizes for protocol elements

From: Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>
Date: Mon, 02 May 2011 11:28:24 +0200
Message-ID: <4DBE7938.4040503@gmx.de>
To: Willy Tarreau <w@1wt.eu>
CC: Poul-Henning Kamp <phk@phk.freebsd.dk>, Mark Nottingham <Mnot@mnot.net>, HTTP Working Group <ietf-http-wg@w3.org>
On 02.05.2011 10:57, Willy Tarreau wrote:
> On Mon, May 02, 2011 at 08:37:53AM +0000, Poul-Henning Kamp wrote:
>> In message<20110502083402.GN10529@1wt.eu>, Willy Tarreau writes:
>>
>>> Indeed, some applications need to identify small sets of known devices,
>>> especially the ones with limited capabilities [...]
>>
>> Yes, and this is exactly why I think why U-A should be banned: It makes
>> it possible for browser-writers to shift the trouble to the web-servers.
>
> Well, I get your point and agree in general. Still I think there are valid
> uses ; it's not necessarily stupid to present a different virtual keyboard
> to a 320x240 device than to a 1600x1200 one. Just as you'd probably not ask
> for the same inputs on an iphone and FF4 running on a desktop.

But at least for HTML content, CSS offers much better support for this 
through media queries.

Best regards, Julian
Received on Monday, 2 May 2011 09:29:16 GMT

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