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

From: Anne van Kesteren <annevk@opera.com>
Date: Fri, 06 Mar 2009 07:52:04 +0900
To: "Dean Jackson" <dino@apple.com>
Cc: "www-style CSS" <www-style@w3.org>
Message-ID: <op.uqccgmgp64w2qv@anne-van-kesterens-macbook.local>
On Fri, 06 Mar 2009 07:44:17 +0900, Dean Jackson <dino@apple.com> wrote:
> On 05/03/2009, at 1:00 PM, Anne van Kesteren wrote:
>> On Thu, 05 Mar 2009 08:41:35 +0900, Dean Jackson <dino@apple.com> wrote:
>>> Fine, but the request to clarify the spec still stands.
>> In section 6 it states that Media Queries uses the same units as the  
>> rest of CSS. I'm not sure whether CSS pixels can be non-square.
> It's not about whether CSS pixels are square (remember these are  
> "device" queries). The original comment was:

Despite being device queries they are still in CSS pixels. Also,  
aspect-ratio and device-aspect-ratio are now defined in terms of  
height/width device-height/device-width. But maybe I misunderstand what  
you are asking for?

>>> 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).

Anne van Kesteren
Received on Thursday, 5 March 2009 22:53:01 UTC

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