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Re: Parsing media queries

From: Brad Kemper <brkemper@comcast.net>
Date: Mon, 10 Dec 2007 09:44:02 -0800
Message-Id: <1BAC1020-68D4-4EA2-A1E8-80D078D6D7FA@comcast.net>
Cc: "L. David Baron" <dbaron@dbaron.org>, www-style@w3.org
To: "Anne van Kesteren" <annevk@opera.com>

On Dec 10, 2007, at 5:41 AM, Anne van Kesteren wrote:

> On Mon, 19 Nov 2007 01:32:01 +0100, L. David Baron  
> <dbaron@dbaron.org> wrote:
>> On Wednesday 2007-11-14 18:01 +0200, Henri Sivonen wrote:
>>> I agree that it doesn't make sense to allow escapes. After all,  
>>> the spec
>>> are Basic Latin identifiers--not arbitrary strings.
>>
>> Have you tested what existing implementations do with character
>> escapes?  (Assuming that those implementations support character
>> escapes in CSS.)  In both media queries in HTML and in CSS?
>
> http://tc.labs.opera.com/mediaqueries/parsing/022.htm tests it for  
> HTML. Safari 3 supports escaping and Opera 9.5 doesn't.

Cool. Another CSS hack is born. Now I can somewhat more reliably give  
different rules to Safari 3 and Opera 9.5, when desired. Thanks Anne!  
It may get a bit messy once Gecko joins the media queries fray, however.
Received on Monday, 10 December 2007 17:44:22 GMT

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