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Re: Target size proposal

From: Patrick H. Lauke <redux@splintered.co.uk>
Date: Wed, 17 Jan 2018 09:19:39 +0000
To: w3c-wai-gl@w3.org
Message-ID: <afb6cb3b-8c7b-c456-489d-ad8215807e21@splintered.co.uk>
On 17/01/2018 07:14, Abma, J.D. (Jake) wrote:
> Additionally, would this also mean that as soon as a viewport is larger than 1000 CSS pixels, sites would be fine to make their links/controls as infinitesimally small as they wish? Even assuming the "if larger than
> 1000 CSS px = mouse user" generalisation were always true, does this not mean mouse users who may also have difficulty in accurately targetting and activation links/controls are simply ignored by this SC?

As a random aside which still illustrates the point though: the iPad Pro 
(an ostensibly touch-only device) reports a viewport of 1366x1024, 
making it indistinguishabl (from purely a viewport size measurement) 
from a laptop/desktop.

Patrick H. Lauke

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