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Re: [css-device-adaptation] New draft

From: Rune Lillesveen <rune@opera.com>
Date: Mon, 18 Oct 2010 15:31:37 +0200
To: www-style@w3.org
Message-ID: <op.vkrw6zaf8isf1p@id-c1005.oslo.osa>
On Mon, 18 Oct 2010 15:07:32 +0200, timeless <timeless@gmail.com> wrote:

> On Mon, Oct 18, 2010 at 3:46 PM, Rune Lillesveen <rune@opera.com> wrote:
>> I think there are valid use cases for supporting such a UA "hint" where
>> allowing zooming would actually be user un-friendly, in particular for  
>> web
>> applications/widgets.
> Really? If I need to use a magnifier, surely I need to use the
> magnifier. I hardly see how allowing zooming so I could actually see
> your widget would be unfriendly.
> It might be the case that user agents need to implement a zoom which
> lets users know about events that happen beyond the zoomed area or
> something, but I don't think it's ever reasonable to assume that
> allowing zooming would be user unfriendly.

I was thinking about cases where the user accidentally changes the zoom  
factor making it somewhat inconvenient to get back to a zoom factor where  
the app is usable.

Rune Lillesveen
Senior Core Developer / Architect
Opera Software ASA
Received on Monday, 18 October 2010 13:32:12 UTC

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