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Re: [whatwg] Bandwidth media queries

From: Boris Zbarsky <bzbarsky@MIT.EDU>
Date: Mon, 21 May 2012 10:34:38 -0400
Message-ID: <4FBA527E.4070703@mit.edu>
To: whatwg@lists.whatwg.org
On 5/21/12 10:09 AM, Mounir Lamouri wrote:
> On 05/20/2012 03:04 PM, Boris Zbarsky wrote:
>> On 5/20/12 5:45 AM, Paul Irish wrote:
>>> Since no one mentioned it, I just wanted to make sure this thread is
>>> aware
>>> of the Network Information API [1], which provides
>>> navigator.connection.bandwidth
>>>
>>> It's been recently implemented (to some degree) in both Mozilla [2] and
>>> Webkit [3].
>>
>> As far as I can tell, the Mozilla implementation always returns Infinity
>> for .bandwidth.
>
> This is not true. There is an implementation for Firefox Android which
> is based on the connection type.

Ah, indeed.  I had missed that codepath.

If I'm reading the right code now, that looks like it returns a constant 
value for each connection type (e.g. if you're connected via Ethernet or 
Wifi it returns 20; if you're connected via EDGE it returns 0.2, etc).

-Boris
Received on Monday, 21 May 2012 14:35:39 GMT

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