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Re: [mediaqueries] User-defined Media Queries?

From: Chris Eppstein <chris@eppsteins.net>
Date: Fri, 31 May 2013 11:53:46 -0700
Message-ID: <CANyEp6WfUFeVGrWmGGrrwEo5aejP1yZJ=D9PdnzBMmA7wiwRkw@mail.gmail.com>
To: "Tab Atkins Jr." <jackalmage@gmail.com>
Cc: Yehuda Katz <wycats@gmail.com>, www-style list <www-style@w3.org>
I don't think we need to move away from the property/value pair syntax that
is already in use:

@media (name: huge) or (name: medium) { ... }

-Chris


On Fri, May 31, 2013 at 11:21 AM, Tab Atkins Jr. <jackalmage@gmail.com>wrote:

> On Fri, May 31, 2013 at 11:17 AM, Yehuda Katz <wycats@gmail.com> wrote:
> > What about just:
> >
> >> <html>
> >>   <script>
> >>     if (window.outerWidth >= 600)
> >>       document.css.media.huge = true;
> >>     }
> >>   </script>
> >>   <style>
> >>     @media ("huge") {
> >
> >>       .facet_sidebar {
> >>         display: none;
> >>       }
> >>     }
> >>   </style>
> >> </html>
>
> Hmm, using bare strings as the media query name is interesting.  It's
> definitely unambiguous and non-colliding, and means that authors can
> give whatever they want as the name without having to worry about
> escaping.  Plus, nice and short.  +1.
>
> ~TJ
>
>
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