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Re: CSS Device Adaptions: orientation

From: Rune Lillesveen <rune@opera.com>
Date: Mon, 23 Jan 2012 13:18:59 +0100
To: www-style@w3.org
Message-ID: <op.v8jdtxrt8isf1p@id-c1005.oslo.osa>
On Tue, 03 Jan 2012 10:15:25 +0100, Kenneth Rohde Christiansen  
<kenneth.christiansen@gmail.com> wrote:

> On Mon, Jan 2, 2012 at 4:17 PM, Rune Lillesveen <rune@opera.com> wrote:
>>> So I suggest that the properly should only be respected for stand-alone
>>> web
>>> apps or when in fullscreen (FullscreenAPI spec). But of course, doing  
>>> this
>>> one way for Qt doesn't really matter if others do it differently :-)  
>>> so I
>>> was very interested in what others are thinking about this.
>> I'm not opposed to adding a 'should' statement to the spec about this.  
>> The
>> reason it was added in the first place was for widgets/web-apps/games,  
>> etc.
> Great!
> We could write something like:
> This property is used to request that a document is displayed in
> portrait or landscape mode and can be used to enter a specific
> orientation and inhibit orientation changes when tilting the device.
> The property should be respected for standalone web apps and when the
> document is displayed in fullscreen. It is recommended that it is
> ignored for normal web navigation to avoid confusing the user.

Added to ED.

Rune Lillesveen
Layout Group Manager
Core Technology Department
Opera Software ASA
Received on Monday, 23 January 2012 12:19:37 UTC

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