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Re: Media Query Variables

From: Tab Atkins Jr. <jackalmage@gmail.com>
Date: Sun, 15 Sep 2013 17:01:32 -0700
Message-ID: <CAAWBYDAs-qgf7Q4M_7qQD42GN4378qbgmpRdJeYgiaAi=NsQ8g@mail.gmail.com>
To: Kornel Lesiński <kornel@geekhood.net>
Cc: www-style list <www-style@w3.org>, Boris Zbarsky <bzbarsky@mit.edu>
On Sun, Sep 15, 2013 at 3:01 PM, Kornel Lesiński <kornel@geekhood.net> wrote:
> The rule is basically: if during source selection algorithm you encounter a
> media query that you can't evaluate yet, abort the algorithm and retry it
> whenever conditions change (when you do layout in case of viewport MQ in
> iframe, when MQ new vars are defined in case of async CSS, etc.)

This looks like my #2, which as I said, is unworkable.  It means that
a typo or a network failure that leads to one of the MQs never
becoming valid will delay the source selection indefinitely,
preventing the browser from even trying one of the other sources.

~TJ
Received on Monday, 16 September 2013 00:02:19 UTC

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