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Re: [css3-mediaqueries] (min-resolution: 0dpi) is false in several browsers.

From: Florian Rivoal <florian@rivoal.net>
Date: Thu, 25 Oct 2012 18:30:00 +0200
To: "Tab Atkins Jr." <jackalmage@gmail.com>
Cc: Fran├žois REMY <fremycompany_pub@yahoo.fr>, "Simon Sapin" <simon.sapin@kozea.fr>, "Boris Zbarsky" <bzbarsky@mit.edu>, www-style@w3.org
Message-ID: <op.wmqtgapzf5de51@localhost.localdomain>
On Thu, 25 Oct 2012 18:19:57 +0200, Tab Atkins Jr. <jackalmage@gmail.com>  
wrote:

> On Thu, Oct 25, 2012 at 1:06 AM, Florian Rivoal <florian@rivoal.net>  
> wrote:
>> This predates me, so I can neither blamed or praised for it, but I do
>> support the current wording. The only use of 0, with or without unit,  
>> on the
>> resolution media feature would be to detect support for it, and this  
>> can be
>> achieved with (resolution). Any other use is non nonsensical, so it is a
>> reasonable to disallow them.
>
> The only real argument I still have against this restriction is that
> it means that 'resolution' has an open range, and we generally avoid
> open ranges.

A valid point. I'd probably agree if we were discussing this upfront. Now
that it's a deployed technology, I am not sure the small gain is enough to
justify the cost of changing.

I'd prefer leaving it as is, but this isn't a strong preference.

  - Florian
Received on Thursday, 25 October 2012 16:27:36 GMT

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