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RE: [css3-mediaqueries] feedback on device-aspect-ratio, aspect-ratio and orientation

From: Thomas Phinney <tphinney@adobe.com>
Date: Wed, 3 Dec 2008 13:53:43 -0800
To: "www-style@w3.org" <www-style@w3.org>
Message-ID: <6D096C8718FA4241B934489A5E1CE1420118E3055C42@nambx04.corp.adobe.com>

* Anne van Kesteren wrote:
>I talked it over with Håkon today and the person responsible for
>implementing Media Queries in Opera. We feel that the 'orientation'
>feature is actually sufficient and we could do away with 'aspect-ratio'
>and 'device-aspect-ratio'. The use cases for not caring so much about
>screen size, but wanting to know something about the aspect ratio seem to
>be about orientation.
>Are there strong reasons for keeping the aspect ratio related features
>other than 'orientation'?

I'm wondering if the functionality allows correction of graphics for cases where the screen resolution is 1280x1024 (5:4), but the physical screen is a 4:3 aspect ratio. In other words, non-square pixels....

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