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

From: Henri Sivonen <hsivonen@iki.fi>
Date: Mon, 19 Dec 2011 17:47:50 +0200
Message-ID: <CAJQvAuecDL+VH7k50wFUEk59VptEKYB8QKgXLCyQHZjd=kavhw@mail.gmail.com>
On Fri, Dec 9, 2011 at 12:10 AM, James Graham <jgraham at opera.com> wrote:
> 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.

Why do media queries support querying the device dimensions? Shouldn't
those be changed to be aliases for width and height?

Henri Sivonen
hsivonen at iki.fi
Received on Monday, 19 December 2011 07:47:50 UTC

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