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Re: [css4-mediaqueries] Device units, viewing distance and occluded magnification

From: Christoph Päper <christoph.paeper@crissov.de>
Date: Thu, 23 Feb 2012 18:00:53 +0100
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To: "www-style@w3.org Style" <www-style@w3.org>
Tab Atkins Jr.:
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> Viewing distance is already implicit in the definition of "px", which is defined in terms of viewing angle

You can’t media-query for implicit things.

The CSS pixel handles automatically (or is supposed to) what designers could do manually had they MQs for viewing distance, at least part of it. I’m not sure I’d support these, though.
Received on Thursday, 23 February 2012 17:01:31 GMT

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