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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?

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