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Re: Defining safe areas for media devices and set top boxes

From: Chris Lilley <chris@w3.org>
Date: Tue, 7 Dec 2010 16:17:59 +0100
Message-ID: <16310481872.20101207161759@w3.org>
To: David Singer <singer@apple.com>
CC: Joćo Eiras <joao-c-eiras@telecom.pt>, "www-style@w3.org" <www-style@w3.org>
On Tuesday, December 7, 2010, 4:05:24 PM, David wrote:

DS> On Dec 7, 2010, at 5:45 , Joćo Eiras wrote:
>> Not enough at all. Content (significant or not) can very well reach the edges of screen, as in any other user agent.


DS> So, to be clear, you want to be able to paint anything, not just
DS> background, in the unsafe area?  Why, if it's unsafe?

Because its visible and you don't want it to be black.

Unsafe means 'not guaranteed to have legible text'. It does not mean 'guaranteed to have illegible text' or 'invisible'.

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 Chris Lilley   Technical Director, Interaction Domain                 
 W3C Graphics Activity Lead, Fonts Activity Lead
 Co-Chair, W3C Hypertext CG
 Member, CSS, WebFonts, SVG Working Groups
Received on Tuesday, 7 December 2010 15:18:04 GMT

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