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Re: editorial comments on Media Queries editor's draft

From: Anne van Kesteren <annevk@opera.com>
Date: Wed, 14 Jul 2010 10:12:31 +0200
To: "Michael(tm) Smith" <mike@w3.org>
Cc: www-archive@w3.org
Message-ID: <op.vftqd1hu64w2qv@annevk-t60>
On Fri, 02 Oct 2009 09:03:36 +0200, Michael(tm) Smith <mike@w3.org> wrote:
> 1. The Background section says:
>
>      http://dev.w3.org/csswg/css3-mediaqueries/#background
>      "The complete list of media types in HTML4 is: ‘aural’,
>      ‘braille’, ‘handheld’, ‘print’, ‘projection’, ‘screen’, ‘tty’,
>      ‘tv’. CSS2 defines the same list, removes ‘aural’ and adds
>      ‘embossed’ and ‘speech’."
>
>    But CSS2 doesn't remove "aural" -- it only deprecates it.
>    (Yeah, I realize that statement in the Media Queries spec is
>    non-normative but it's still potentially misleading.)
>
> 2. There are a couple of places that provide a prose description
>    of what a media query is; one is in the Abstract, and the other
>    is in the Media Queries section.
>
>      http://dev.w3.org/csswg/css3-mediaqueries/#abstract
>      "A media query consists of a media type and zero or more
>      expressions to limit the scope of style sheets. Among the
>      media features that can be used in media queries are..."
>
>      http://dev.w3.org/csswg/css3-mediaqueries/#media0
>      "A media query consists of a media type and zero or more
>      expressions involving media features."
>
>    Both of those seem more vague about how the expressions part of
>    the media query relates to media features. I suggest
>    considering something more like:
>
>       A media query consists of a media type and zero or more
>       expressions that check for the conditions of particular
>       media features.

I finally put these in the editor's draft, patient man.

http://dev.w3.org/csswg/css3-mediaqueries/


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Anne van Kesteren
http://annevankesteren.nl/
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