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[Bug 12513] add specification for <meta name="viewport" ...>

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Henri Sivonen <hsivonen@iki.fi> changed:

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--- Comment #7 from Henri Sivonen <hsivonen@iki.fi> 2011-04-19 05:47:18 UTC ---
The design of <meta name="viewport" ...> is quite unfortunate compared to
@viewport. However, authors will want to use <meta name="viewport" ...> to
support already shipped versions of the Android default browser which are the
new IE6 that's unlikely to be updated. Telling authors that this is invalid
doesn't really help anyone. Once @viewport is ready for use (implemented in all
browsers and not vendor-prefixed), its benefits over <meta name="viewport" ...>
will be so obvious that it shouldn't need a validation *error* to advertise it.

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