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[whatwg] Use of media queries to limit bandwidth/data transfer

From: James Graham <jgraham@opera.com>
Date: Thu, 8 Dec 2011 23:10:30 +0100 (CET)
Message-ID: <alpine.DEB.2.00.1112082308080.22524@sirius>


On Thu, 8 Dec 2011, Boris Zbarsky wrote:

> On 12/8/11 3:56 PM, Tab Atkins Jr. wrote:
>> Remember that widths refer to the
>> browser window, not the monitor
>
> For the 'width' and 'height' media queries, yes.
>
> For the 'device-width' and 'device-height' media queries, no.

It's not clear that device-width and device-height should be encouraged 
since they don't tell you anything about how much content area is 
*actually* visible to the user.
Received on Thursday, 8 December 2011 14:10:30 UTC

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