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Re: User Agents Do Not Implement Absolute Length Units, Places Responsive Design in Jeopardy

From: Boris Zbarsky <bzbarsky@MIT.EDU>
Date: Wed, 26 Oct 2011 17:34:54 -0400
Message-ID: <4EA87CFE.7020802@mit.edu>
To: Brian Blakely <anewpage.media@gmail.com>
CC: Brad Kemper <brad.kemper@gmail.com>, www-style@w3.org
On 10/26/11 4:38 PM, Brian Blakely wrote:
> Applications are typically intentionally created for certain classes of
> device

The result of that approach is that new classes of device are locked out 
of using the application.  We don't actually want to encourage that, in 
my opinion.

That is, assuming device characteristics other than the ones you 
actually queried for based on a media query is exactly what one should 
_not_ do.

-Boris
Received on Wednesday, 26 October 2011 21:35:28 GMT

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