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Last WD for "Media Queries" published

From: Bert Bos <bert@w3.org>
Date: Wed, 23 Jan 2002 11:46:23 +0100
Message-ID: <15438.38015.392573.233774@jfouffa.inria.fr>
To: www-style@w3.org
The CSS working group published what it believes is the final working
draft for "Media Queries"[1]. Comments that come in between now and 20
Feb will determine whether it is indeed the final draft before
Candidate Recommendation or not. Please, send all comments to this
mailing list, www-style@w3.org.

"Media Queries" extends the syntax of the @media and @import rules
(CSS) and of the MEDIA attribute (HTML and XML style sheet PI). it
doesn't directly affect CC/PP, but is intended to be complementary to

From the abstract:

    HTML4 and CSS2 currently support media-dependent style sheets
    tailored for different media types. For example, a document may
    use sans-serif fonts when displayed on a screen and serif fonts
    when printed. "Screen" and "print" are two of media types that
    have been defined. Media queries extend the functionality of media
    types by allowing more precise labeling of style sheets.

    A media query consists of a media type and one or more expressions
    to limit the scope of style sheets. Among the media features that
    can be used in media queries are "width", "height", and "color".
    By using media queries, presentations can be tailored to a
    specific range of output devices without changing the content

[1] http://www.w3.org/TR/2002/WD-css3-mediaqueries-20020123

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