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Re: [css3-mediaqueries] Width/Height Clarifications

From: Anne van Kesteren <annevk@opera.com>
Date: Mon, 09 Jun 2008 18:40:02 +0200
To: "Andrew Fedoniouk" <news@terrainformatica.com>
Cc: www-style@w3.org
Message-ID: <op.uchpw0vz64w2qv@annevk-t60.oslo.opera.com>

On Mon, 09 Jun 2008 18:20:26 +0200, Andrew Fedoniouk  
<news@terrainformatica.com> wrote:
> MQs are intended to be used in @media and @import statements.
> Currently these statements are parse time constructions as
> clearly stated in CSS 2.1 spec.

CSS 2.1 doesn't define media queries. It's not really clear to me what  
you're referring to here.

> We have two options:
> - to change the way how @media,@import,<link>, etc.
>    operate currently or
> - to move MQs into the selector space (so to runtime)
>    and to add say :media(...mq statements....) pseudo class.
> If we will move MQs to runtime then we have to design some
> unified and extendable syntax.
> At least in current state of CSS3 we have calc() and MQ()
> runtime evaluated constructions.
> It is better in many senses if they will share common syntax.
> Otherwise we shall clearly limit MQs by compile time only
> environment. In any case execution model has to be clearly
> defined somewhere in http://www.w3.org/TR/css3-mediaqueries.

I'm not sure what you're talking about.

Anne van Kesteren
Received on Monday, 9 June 2008 16:40:47 UTC

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