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Re: [css3-mediaqueries] and [css3-values]

From: Florian Rivoal <florianr@opera.com>
Date: Fri, 23 Mar 2012 13:47:38 +0100
To: www-style@w3.org
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On Fri, 21 Oct 2011 18:23:03 +0200, Yves Lafon <ylafon@w3.org> wrote:

> On Thu, 20 Oct 2011, L. David Baron wrote:
>
>> On Thursday 2011-10-20 17:09 -0400, Yves Lafon wrote:
>>>> From [1], the definition of media features are referencing values,
>>>> like
>>> <integer> (without a link to css3-values), and also <ratio>.
>>>
>>> However I was not able to find any definition of <ratio> in
>>> css3-values. It is defined in [2], but with references to CSS2.1
>>> instead of css3-values.
>>>
>>> [1] http://www.w3.org/TR/2010/CR-css3-mediaqueries-20100727/
>>> [2] http://www.w3.org/TR/2010/CR-css3-mediaqueries-20100727/#values
>>
>> <ratio> is defined in [2].  The others are defined by reference to
>> CSS 2.1 (as stated in [2]), since media queries is advancing well
>> ahead of css3-values.  What do you believe needs to be changed?
>
> Well, it means that either you will end up with duplication of  
> definitions between mediaqueries and css3-values, or css3-values will be  
> incomplete.
>
> As the definition of ratio and resolution is already in CR stage, it  
> shouldn't be an issue to pub them in css3-values, and even adds an  
> edcopy that it won't change anymore if mediaqueries reaches rec before  
> values is anywhere near stable, so I just find the current situation  
> suboptimal.

 From css3-mediaqueries's point of view, I consider this issue out of scope.
The issue, if it is to be resolved, should be resolved in css3-values.

Do you agree with this conclusion?

  - Florian
Received on Friday, 23 March 2012 12:48:10 GMT

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