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Re: [csswg-drafts] [css-device-adapt] @viewport is preloader-hostile

From: alexelias via GitHub <sysbot+gh@w3.org>
Date: Fri, 15 Jul 2016 02:28:14 +0000
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As for the behavior @pp-koch raised in 
http://www.quirksmode.org/blog/archives/2014/01/widthdevicewidt.html ,
 that's a valid interop concern w.r.t. `<meta viewport>`, although 
it's somewhat orthogonal to whatever happens to `@viewport`.  In 
principle, I agree all the browsers should pick one of the behaviors 
and behave the same.  And I agree with you that Chrome 31's behavior 
makes the most sense, not surprisingly since I wrote it, so I'd 
suggest that other browsers converge with us :).

Note that one of the main reasons Chrome zooms out in the absence of 
initial-scale is because some desktop-sized pages copy-pasted a `meta 
viewport width=device-width` into their header, and it's preferable to
 zoom out on those pages just like any other desktop page.  On the 
other hand, we respect the exact value of `initial-scale` when it's 

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