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Re: [ambient-light] Light-level deferred to Media Queries Level 5

From: Anssi Kostiainen via GitHub <sysbot+gh@w3.org>
Date: Fri, 18 Aug 2017 08:50:30 +0000
To: public-device-apis-log@w3.org
Message-ID: <issue_comment.created-323297955-1503046224-sysbot+gh@w3.org>
The `light-level` CSS media feature is a composite of many values (for details, see https://github.com/w3c/csswg-drafts/issues/1727), while the [current light level] of the Ambient Light Sensor API is precisely what the [attribute name] also suggests, [illuminance].

That is to say, these features address different use cases and should coexist peacefully. I'm inclined to close this issue.

[current light level]: https://w3c.github.io/ambient-light/#current-light-level
[attribute name]: https://w3c.github.io/ambient-light/#dom-ambientlightsensor-illuminance
[illuminance]: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Illuminance

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