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[whatwg] RWD Heaven: if browsers reported device capabilities in a request header

From: Boris Zbarsky <bzbarsky@MIT.EDU>
Date: Mon, 06 Feb 2012 12:44:30 -0500
Message-ID: <4F30117E.9070901@mit.edu>
On 2/6/12 12:33 PM, Ryosuke Niwa wrote:
> This might be a valid use case for a device capability API since
> different devices may have completely different platform conventions for
> UI and workflow such that using the same UI as the one served for
> desktop computers isn't desirable.

Yes, indeed.  "Supports touch input on multiple spots at once" vs 
"supports only a mouse" seems like a much more important distinction 
than the nominal CSS pixel size of the screen....

-Boris
Received on Monday, 6 February 2012 09:44:30 UTC

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