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

From: Robert O'Callahan <robert@ocallahan.org>
Date: Thu, 27 Oct 2011 22:30:06 +1300
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To: Brian Blakely <anewpage.media@gmail.com>
Cc: W3C Style <www-style@w3.org>
On Thu, Oct 27, 2011 at 5:47 AM, Brian Blakely <anewpage.media@gmail.com>wrote:

> We can make all kinds of accurate assumptions in this way.  A 3"-wide
> screen is probably a touchscreen phone and should have big, finger-friendly
> UI elements (we can enhance this prediction by detecting touch events).


And then someone comes up with some kind of 3" wrapround goggle display and
your content goes completely wrong.

Rob
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