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

From: Dean Jackson <dino@apple.com>
Date: Thu, 5 Mar 2009 10:41:35 +1100
Cc: www-style CSS <www-style@w3.org>
Message-Id: <092202BC-7B23-4CF2-9139-2817278B74D5@apple.com>
To: Anne van Kesteren <annevk@opera.com>

On 04/03/2009, at 3:18 PM, Anne van Kesteren wrote:

> On Wed, 03 Dec 2008 19:33:51 +0900, Anne van Kesteren <annevk@opera.com 
> > wrote:
>> On Thu, 30 Oct 2008 19:31:32 +0100, Dean Jackson <dino@apple.com>  
>> wrote:
>>> We are interested in these features, but request changes.
>>>
>>> aspect-ratio and device-aspect-ratio
>>> ------------
>>>
>>> We think these should take a number (float) rather than a ratio  
>>> (defined as a string). While ratio gives the same result it  
>>> doesn't seem worth introducing a new type just for these queries.
>>>
>>> Also, the spec should be clear wether or not it is talking about  
>>> the physical dimensions (and, as such, give an example without  
>>> square pixels).
>>
>> This syntax has been stable for over six and half year (for device- 
>> aspect-ratio). Do we really want to fiddle with that? (There are  
>> two implementations too.)
>
> We don't. The WG decided to not change the syntax.

Fine, but the request to clarify the spec still stands.

Dean
Received on Wednesday, 4 March 2009 23:42:18 GMT

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