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Re: Proposal: Detecting JavaScript with Media Queries

From: Nicholas C. Zakas <standards@nczconsulting.com>
Date: Tue, 03 Jan 2012 14:43:08 -0800
Message-ID: <4F03847C.4020603@nczconsulting.com>
To: "Tab Atkins Jr." <jackalmage@gmail.com>
CC: www-style@w3.org
On 1/3/2012 1:03 PM, Tab Atkins Jr. wrote:
> On Tue, Jan 3, 2012 at 12:47 PM, Nicholas C. Zakas
> <standards@nczconsulting.com>  wrote:
>> I'd like to propose adding "script" support for media queries, so you can write queries such as:
>>
>> @media screen and (script) {
>> ...
>> }
>>
>> @media screen and not (script) {
>> ...
>> }
>>
>> This way, we'd never again have to use of these silly JS-based hacks just to change the appearance when JavaScript is enabled or disabled.
>>
>> Thoughts?
> Sounds pretty good.  The JS-based hacks are simple and easy, but
> having this be a media query lets us keep our selectors simpler, and
> lets the browser avoid attempting to match the other set of rules at
> all.
>
> ~TJ
Yup, that was exactly my goal. So...how can we make this happen? :)

-N

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