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Re: User Agents Do Not Implement Absolute Length Units, Places Responsive Design in Jeopardy

From: Brian Blakely <anewpage.media@gmail.com>
Date: Thu, 6 Oct 2011 12:01:21 -0400
Message-ID: <CAJGQg4H2SZGsgGZLswLot4ZpZZpBHFVgf1o8m3r8B6acUy8UYw@mail.gmail.com>
To: robert@ocallahan.org
Cc: www-style@w3.org
In either case, I do not think it is realistic to rely on device makers to
always keep their small-screen devices below an expressed resolution of
1024x768.  CSS should not make that assumption.

On Thu, Oct 6, 2011 at 12:22 AM, Robert O'Callahan <robert@ocallahan.org>wrote:

> On Thu, Oct 6, 2011 at 3:17 AM, Brian Blakely <anewpage.media@gmail.com>wrote:
>> The problem which was years away is now an impending reality: the day when
>> 720p+ mobile devices<http://www.engadget.com/2011/09/26/samsung-announces-galaxy-s-ii-lte-and-galaxy-s-ii-hd-lte-handset/>become the norm.  Unless these devices are all pixel-doubling and
>> -quadrupling without exception,
> That is indeed what they should be doing.
> Rob
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