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Re: [Proposal] @media url

From: Tab Atkins Jr. <jackalmage@gmail.com>
Date: Thu, 19 Jun 2014 00:14:05 -0700
Message-ID: <CAAWBYDD4kicSs1wLnGGATMzwu6fJyHW+jCEnyDgJnC6JpgLHTw@mail.gmail.com>
To: Michaël Rouges <michael.rouges@gmail.com>
Cc: www-style list <www-style@w3.org>
On Wed, Jun 18, 2014 at 9:26 PM, Michaël Rouges
<michael.rouges@gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi,
> I find the CSS Media Queries very usefull, but imho, I think that miss an
> another very usefull particularity, moreover, many solutions based on
> JavaScript exist around the net, trying to do that...
> My idea is pretty simple :  to have a Media Query on the current url, usable
> like the attribute value selector, same selection behavior, like :
> ```
> @media url^="protocol://sub.domain.
> tld/page"
> ```
> By this feature, I think it has never been easier to merge all styles in one
> file without having to use stratagems, sometimes very complex, to apply
> styles to specific elements of a certain page & may reduce the JavaScript
> dependency and class/id attributes especially used to resolve that. (best
> ratio page content / page code, on each page)
> What do you think about it? :)

This already exists in Firefox as the @document rule, which was
specified in the Conditional Rules module
<http://dev.w3.org/csswg/css-conditional/> originally but has since
been punted to the next level.

Received on Thursday, 19 June 2014 07:14:52 UTC

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