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Re: FYI: Use Cases and Requirements for Rdaptive Images

From: Marcos Caceres <w3c@marcosc.com>
Date: Thu, 25 Oct 2012 19:36:27 +0100
To: tomomi.imura@nokia.com
Cc: public-respimg@w3.org
Message-ID: <CD5ADCC99704427E80555DC5F027EB64@marcosc.com>

On Wednesday, 24 October 2012 at 21:49, tomomi.imura@nokia.com wrote:

> On 10/23/12 11:29 AM, "ext Marcos Caceres" <w3c@marcosc.com (mailto:w3c@marcosc.com)> wrote:
> > Hi All, 
> > We reached another significant milestone today! We have now formally
> > invited the HTMLWG to comment on the Use Cases and Requirements Document.
> > Announcement is here:
> > http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/public-html/2012Oct/0156.html
> > 
> > And document is here:
> > http://usecases.responsiveimages.org
> Great to see that now the document is now up for the comments!
> And about the 4.1 Art Direction, I was thinking about this while I was
> watching the Apple's iPad Mini event -
> I noticed that the default screen orientation for 7-inch tablet in general
> is in portrait, because it is easy to hold that way in one hand, while
> 10-inch is often in landscape (although some people told me that they
> prefer portrait even with 10-inch) and hold with both hands.
> Web developers are likely to keep the same web designs for both iPad 2
> (non-Retina) and Mini, (both have the same screen resolutions, and the
> same device pixel ratio. Also I assume the user-agent strings are the same
> for both. I maybe wrong), however, the initial orientation can be the big
> key for the designing.

Yes, I'm certainly looking forward to hearing what people's experiences are. I'm wondering if people will have to scale up some UI elements which will appear smaller on the iPad mini. 
> This is similar to the Nokia Meego vs. Lumia reference in the Use Case
> document, but in this example, the form-factors difference matters for the
> user experience.
> Tomomi 
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