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Re: [css3-mediaqueries] Width/Height Clarifications

From: Anne van Kesteren <annevk@opera.com>
Date: Mon, 09 Jun 2008 14:22:38 +0200
To: "Andrew Fedoniouk" <news@terrainformatica.com>
Cc: www-style@w3.org
Message-ID: <op.uchdz0jb64w2qv@annevk-t60.oslo.opera.com>

On Fri, 06 Jun 2008 09:11:32 +0200, Andrew Fedoniouk  
<news@terrainformatica.com> wrote:
> @media non-existent
> {
>     something that may never be even parsed according
>     to [1]: "So that user agents can avoid retrieving
>     resources for unsupported media types"
> }
>
> [1] http://www.w3.org/TR/CSS21/cascade.html#at-import
>
> So is the question: are MQ statements parse time of runtime
> entities? If they are evaluating at runtime then this appears
> as a change of the whole paradigm.

Media queries are identical to selectors in this aspect, no? Both may  
match different "things" over time depending on changes to the "things"  
they are matching against. (Both are also dropped at parse time if they  
contain invalid or uknown aspects.)


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Anne van Kesteren
<http://annevankesteren.nl/>
<http://www.opera.com/>
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