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[whatwg] window.print() when printing is not supported

From: Philipp Serafin <phil127@gmail.com>
Date: Fri, 26 Mar 2010 22:24:49 +0100
Message-ID: <4BAD2621.6060803@gmail.com>
On Mon, Mar 22, 2010 at 10:18 PM, Ian Hickson<ian at hixie.ch>  wrote:

> What could a Web page do that a browser couldn't do better in the same
> situation? (The browser could offer a PDF, so having the site offer a PDF
> when there's no printer doesn't seem like a good solution.)
One scenario could be mobile devices that really have nothing even 
remotely comparable to a printing functionality. For those, it could 
make sense to hide "print this page" links to provide more screen real 
estate.

I admit though, that's a rather esoteric use case ...

Regards,
Philipp Serafin
Received on Friday, 26 March 2010 14:24:49 UTC

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