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Re: [mediaqueries] Trying to understand the syntax design

From: Tab Atkins Jr. <jackalmage@gmail.com>
Date: Tue, 12 May 2015 20:58:15 -0700
Message-ID: <CAAWBYDBA1fDYvRsayAObA20fMUTL-2aWNFYRm=NDMvCMGO+jOw@mail.gmail.com>
To: Lucas Wiener <lucas@wiener.se>
Cc: Florian Rivoal <florian@rivoal.net>, www-style list <www-style@w3.org>
Yes, but unfortunately they're behind the member-only link that Håkon
provided at the end of his email; back then, the CSSWG unfortunately
did some of its work in private.

Håkon is one of the inventors of CSS, and the original author of Media
Queries, so you can take his message as authoritative. ^_^

~TJ

On Tue, May 5, 2015 at 1:25 AM, Lucas Wiener <lucas@wiener.se> wrote:
> Thanks!
>
> Indeed.
> Do you perhaps have any sources that states that MQ was designed with
> min/max-width due to that, and that >=/<= is really preferred?
>
> Kind regards,
> Lucas Wiener
>
> tis 5 maj 2015 kl 09:41 skrev Florian Rivoal <florian@rivoal.net>:
>>
>>
>> On 05 May 2015, at 08:59, Lucas Wiener <lucas@wiener.se> wrote:
>>
>> Okay thank you both for the explanation.
>>
>> Do you know if there are any sources that I could cite regarding this?
>>
>>
>> The 1996 REC for CSS1 says:
>>
>> "old UAs will ignore the 'STYLE' element, but its content will be
>> treated as part of the document body, and rendered as such.
>> During a transition phase, 'STYLE' element content may be
>> hidden using SGML comments"
>>
>> http://www.w3.org/TR/REC-CSS1-961217#containment-in-html
>>
>> If it was only a problem with UAs considered old in 1996, I think
>> it's fair to say we should be safe by now :)
>>
>>  - Florian
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