W3C home > Mailing lists > Public > w3c-wai-gl@w3.org > January to March 2018

Re: viewport/browser window size does not imply presence/lack of touch input...

From: Patrick H. Lauke <redux@splintered.co.uk>
Date: Wed, 17 Jan 2018 11:19:47 +0000
To: w3c-wai-gl@w3.org
Message-ID: <53aad639-910e-c028-321a-141da91c5ea7@splintered.co.uk>
On 17/01/2018 09:23, Detlev Fischer (TK) wrote:
> Hi Patrick,
> I guess you meant to say
> "UNLESS the user has a mechanism to zoom, the following must be true"
> ...or (which is the same thing essentially)
> "IF the user doesn't have a mechanism to zoom, the following must be true"
> Correct?

Yes, got wrapped up in an unintententional double negative there.

> I think adding this exception would largely pull the rug from under this 
> SC since nearly all UA (or mobile OS, in their accessibility settings) 
> allow some form of zoom - so you would have a SC which you can in most 
> cases ignore (or which would have as only technique for authors 
> something like "Do not prevent the user from zooming by setting meta 
> name=viewport maximum-scale=1", or similar).

You saw through my evil plan, yes.

Patrick H. Lauke

www.splintered.co.uk | https://github.com/patrickhlauke
http://flickr.com/photos/redux/ | http://redux.deviantart.com
twitter: @patrick_h_lauke | skype: patrick_h_lauke
Received on Wednesday, 17 January 2018 11:20:30 UTC

This archive was generated by hypermail 2.4.0 : Thursday, 24 March 2022 21:08:21 UTC