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Re: Is there a CSS media query for EPUB (or, later, PWP)?

From: Nick Ruffilo <nickruffilo@gmail.com>
Date: Fri, 30 Oct 2015 22:35:40 -0400
Message-ID: <CA+Dds5-skKTPNjKHt1Fj6TBVk4Z4Nir_pwhdCTSkQN_DU0uZQw@mail.gmail.com>
To: Ivan Herman <ivan@w3.org>
Cc: Leonard Rosenthol <lrosenth@adobe.com>, Dave Cramer <Dave.Cramer@hbgusa.com>, Elika Etemad <fantasai@inkedblade.net>, W3C Digital Publishing IG <public-digipub-ig@w3.org>
Can I just say that I don't ever think MQ4, MQ5 or franky any W3C spec
should ever include thongs :)

-Nick

On Fri, Oct 30, 2015 at 5:57 PM, Ivan Herman <ivan@w3.org> wrote:

>
> On 31 Oct 2015, at 06:46, Leonard Rosenthol <lrosenth@adobe.com> wrote:
>
> Try this again from a real keyboard :)
>
>
> Ah. Our mails crossed:-(
>
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> EPUB isn’t media – it doesn't belong in an MQ.  If you look at the
> differences between MQ3 and MQ4 you’ll see how they’ve (rightly) simplified
> it to only includes a core set of things relevant for media and not UA/RS’s.
>
>
> That said – this group has previously discussed the need for something
> akin to MQ but focused on the functionality/capabilities of the RS.  This
> is similar to what we have in PDF called “Reader Requirements” or “Document
> Requirements” (they are two different things but can be used either
> separately or together to address a similar situation).
>
>
> I do not think this IG has ever discussed this. At least I do not
> remember...
>
> Ivan
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>
>
> Leonard
>
> From: Leonard Rosenthol <lrosenth@adobe.com>
> Date: Friday, October 30, 2015 at 5:15 PM
> To: Ivan Herman <ivan@w3.org>, Dave Cramer <Dave.Cramer@hbgusa.com>
> Cc: Elika Etemad <fantasai@inkedblade.net>, W3C Digital Publishing IG <
> public-digipub-ig@w3.org>
> Subject: RE: Is there a CSS media query for EPUB (or, later, PWP)?
> Resent-From: <public-digipub-ig@w3.org>
> Resent-Date: Friday, October 30, 2015 at 5:15 PM
>
> Epub isn’t media – itmdpesnt belong in an MQ.  If you look at the
> differences between MQ3 and MQ4 you’ll see how they’ve (rightly) simplified
> it to only includes a core set of thongs
>
> *From:* Ivan Herman [mailto:ivan@w3.org <ivan@w3.org>]
> *Sent:* Friday, October 30, 2015 3:58 PM
> *To:* Dave Cramer <Dave.Cramer@hbgusa.com>
> *Cc:* Elika Etemad <fantasai@inkedblade.net>; W3C Digital Publishing IG <
> public-digipub-ig@w3.org>
> *Subject:* Is there a CSS media query for EPUB (or, later, PWP)?
>
> Dave,
>
> the subject line may just show my ignorance. But is there such a beast?
> Should there be?
>
> I was looking at the proposal for a new style sheet for W3C documents. A
> sample document is at:
>
> http://fantasai.inkedblade.net/style/design/w3c-restyle/2016/sample
>
> There is  really neat trick, which is based on media queries, on pushing
> the TOC on the left of the screen (if it is large enough), or to have a
> small sign on the lower left hand corner of the screen for a narrow screen.
> It is neat, but if the document is converted into an EPUB, it becomes
> unnecessary. After all, the EPUB structure requires a TOC; in many respect,
> that TOC on the left reproduces what Reading Systems do (and they do no
> matter what). The cleanest would be to control that via a media query…
>
> Just an idea very early in the morning:-)
>
> Ivan
>
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> Ivan Herman, W3C
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