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Re: [mediaqueries] calc() and other syntax restrictions (was: Re: Validating media queries in Java)

From: Tab Atkins Jr. <jackalmage@gmail.com>
Date: Thu, 2 May 2013 11:10:14 -0700
Message-ID: <CAAWBYDCq4eKy+-ccY+kkhpmL9M0z+g+2HEi3_83Sgkj8wpXkcg@mail.gmail.com>
To: Bjoern Hoehrmann <derhoermi@gmx.net>
Cc: "gunther.pilz" <gunther.pilz@gmail.com>, www-style list <www-style@w3.org>
On Thu, May 2, 2013 at 11:07 AM, Bjoern Hoehrmann <derhoermi@gmx.net> wrote:
> * Tab Atkins Jr. wrote:
>>Can you provide more context to this?  The email you're responding to
>>appears to be so old that it's not in my mail archives, and I've been
>>on the list for 6-7 years.  ^_^  A link to the email  on
>><http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/www-style/> would be great.
>
> It's a reply to http://www.w3.org/mid/200711191435.16269.bert@w3.org per
> the References header (but the header is malformed, %hh-escaping the
> `<>`. I am not sure whether that's a problem with Bert's forward, or if
> the mail head the malformed header from the start.) That said, a simple
> search `site:lists.w3.org -intitle:www-style "No doubt somebody some day
> wants to write"` would have worked aswell.

Cool, thanks Björn.

Gunther: Don't worry, whatever conclusions that that old thread may
have come to, calc() is definitely allowed in Media Queries, at least
per spec.  (calc() is allowed *everywhere*, because it's just a
fill-in for its resolved type.)

~TJ
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