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Re: [mediaqueries] hover: on-demand

From: Tab Atkins Jr. <jackalmage@gmail.com>
Date: Tue, 9 Feb 2016 17:12:06 -0800
Message-ID: <CAAWBYDDdAUW8T0uEkwj0ndBTyYcDMS5nL4qf1G_z4GYAJ4V3Vw@mail.gmail.com>
To: Florian Rivoal <florian@rivoal.net>
Cc: fantasai <fantasai.lists@inkedblade.net>, "www-style@w3.org" <www-style@w3.org>
On Sun, Feb 7, 2016 at 6:55 PM, Florian Rivoal <florian@rivoal.net> wrote:
>> On Feb 6, 2016, at 03:56, fantasai <fantasai.lists@inkedblade.net> wrote:
>> hover: none | on-demand | hover
>> Unless we can make 'on-demand' result in a boolean evaluation of "false",
>> I think we should drop the value and classify such UAs as "hover: none".
>> It seems like these UAs should be opted into @media not (hover) designs
>> rather than @media (hover) designs.
> I agree, but I think Tab doesn't (he introduced this part), so I'd like
> to hear his take on this.

Yes, I disagree.  on-demand hovering UAs *can* handle hover-based UIs,
it's just not ideal.

Received on Wednesday, 10 February 2016 01:12:53 UTC

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