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Re: sample CSS property page: font-size

From: Janet Swisher <jswisher@mozilla.com>
Date: Thu, 24 Jan 2013 20:36:42 -0600
Message-ID: <5101EFBA.9060904@mozilla.com>
To: public-webplatform@w3.org
On 1/23/13 9:01 PM, Alex Komoroske wrote:
> We need to carefully think about the compatibility table design; this 
> is a complex area and we shouldn't jump into a given design without 
> considering the consequences. Font-size is a pretty straightforward 
> property, but other complications to consider include: how to show 
> that support started prefixed at one version and unprefixed at 
> another, as well as how to include information about sub-compatiblity 
> information. For example, MDN's box-shadow page [1] has four separate 
> rows for basic support, multiples, inset, and spread radius. That 
> said, I like this compatibility design a fair bit; the use of color 
> for supported status makes it work both at a glance and when you want 
> specific versions.
>
> Thanks for doing such an awesome job on this!
>
> --Alex
>
> [1] https://developer.mozilla.org/en-US/docs/CSS/box-shadow
>
The HTML <input> element is my standard example of a worst-case scenario 
for compatibility tables:
https://developer.mozilla.org/en-US/docs/HTML/element/input#Browser_compatibility

-- 
Janet Swisher <mailto:jREMOVEswisher@mozilla.com>
Mozilla Developer Network <https://developer.mozilla.org>
Technical Writer/Community Steward
Received on Friday, 25 January 2013 02:37:11 UTC

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