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[css-device-adapt] Wording regarding orientation.

From: Kenneth Rohde Christiansen <kenneth.r.christiansen@intel.com>
Date: Tue, 6 Nov 2012 15:30:46 +0100
Message-ID: <CAEC208s4O9SUW0A6EB=yPcY3HVzcvs96mZGeiSwLXH1B1V9Guw@mail.gmail.com>
To: www-style list <www-style@w3.org>
Hi there

Can we clear up this wording a bit? I like it, but I think it should be
more clear that the UA (for instance by a manifest) or operation system can
restrict allowed orientations further up the chain.

Suggesting below.


This descriptor is used to request that a document is displayed in portrait
or landscape mode. For a UA/device where the orientation is changed upon
tilting the device, an author can use this descriptor to *request
and*inhibit the orientation change. The descriptor should be respected
standalone web applications, and when the document is displayed in
fullscreen*, as long as the requested orientation is not restricted by the
UA or device in any other way.* It is recommended that it is ignored for
normal web navigation to avoid confusing the user.


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