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Re: Length unit relative to media width

From: Alexander Savenkov <w3@hotbox.ru>
Date: Thu, 20 Feb 2003 15:12:14 +0300
Message-ID: <372420853.20030220151214@hotbox.ru>
To: www-style@w3.org, www-style-request@w3.org, "GS" <junkmail.gs@c2i.net>


2003-02-20T14:00:58Z GS <junkmail.gs@c2i.net> wrote:

>>> Links: [1] http://www.w3.org/TR/css3-mediaqueries
>>> [2] http://www.w3.org/Mobile/CCPP/
>>> [3] http://www.w3.org/WAI/

> No, this is something different. I don't want to set up a separate
> css for each media and resolution  to use. This mediarequest
> approach needs heavy resources on the designer side, and will not
> give the ability to make the look of all possible or impossible
> screen resolutions display the same "image".
Not necessarily. You don't have to rewrite the whole stylesheet, and
furthermore there's no need to cover all of the device/screen
combinations. Small adjustments, on the other hand, are likely to

> Screen (media) width in pixels is the basis for all visual
> information display.
For poorly designed sites?

> Why not let the content be able to rescale
> automatically according to that
That's possible with current CSS implementations already.

>  Why make things more complicated than necessary?
Don't know. The 'screen-width' propery wasn't proposed by me.

  Alexander "Croll" Savenkov                  http://www.thecroll.com/
  w3@hotbox.ru                                     http://croll.da.ru/
Received on Thursday, 20 February 2003 07:14:01 UTC

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