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Re: media queries

From: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
Date: Fri, 5 Dec 2003 11:28:48 +0000 (UTC)
To: Sigurd Lerstad <sigler@bredband.no>
Cc: www-style@w3.org, Bert Bos <Bert.Bos@sophia.inria.fr>
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.58.0312051127060.19623@dhalsim.dreamhost.com>

On Sat, 29 Nov 2003, Sigurd Lerstad wrote:
>
> http://www.w3.org/TR/2002/CR-css3-mediaqueries-20020708/#width
> ****************************
> 6.1
>
> The "width" media feature describes the width of the rendering surface of
> the output device. For continuous media, this is the width of the viewport
> (as described by CSS2).
> ****************************
>
> Is my understanding correct that this basically requires a complete
> reprocessing of all the stylesheets and recalculating computed properties
> for all elements every time you resize the window? (disregarding
> optimizations)

Yes, but this is effectively the case anyway, since the 'width' of the
root element is dependent on the viewport width typically.

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