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Re: [mediaqueries] status and moving forward

From: fantasai <fantasai.lists@inkedblade.net>
Date: Wed, 24 Feb 2016 23:46:52 -0500
To: "Tab Atkins Jr." <jackalmage@gmail.com>
Cc: "www-style@w3.org" <www-style@w3.org>
Message-ID: <56CE873C.500@inkedblade.net>
On 02/09/2016 08:17 PM, Tab Atkins Jr. wrote:
> On Fri, Feb 5, 2016 at 6:39 PM, fantasai <fantasai.lists@inkedblade.net> wrote:
>> Overall, the spec looks really good. I think we should take a cut of
>> it and ship Level 4 with everything that we're sure is stable, since
>> I think that's probably a lot of it. I just raised a few issues, but
>> they should be straightforward to solve imho, being mostly syntactic.
>> I say let's solve those, fill out 2.5. Combining Media Features, and
>> publish an LCWD.
>> Stuff I vaguely remember (or are noted in the draft) as not being
>> 100% sorted as to whether they're the right approach:
>>    - light-level
>>    - inverted-colors
>>    - custom MQ
>> These I think should be deferred to Level 4 so as not to hold up the
>> rest of the features, some of which are desperately needed (like
>> pointer and hover). And of course we should continue to actively
>> work on them, and fold in the prefer-* stuff that's quite closely
>> related, use case wise, to the first two.
> We should definitively cut custom MQ from this level.
> I think inverted-colors is fine. It's simple, and addresses a
> realistic need presented in iOS devices.

I'm concerned that as we investigate related a11y queries, we may end
up wanting a different design. I don't think this is a particularly
urgent need that it absolutely must make this level, so I would prefer
to defer and design it together with other a11y color related features.

> What problem do you have with light-level?  Aside from the "should we
> also map a11y concerns to this", I think the feature itself is 100%
> stable and well-designed.

That's exactly my concern. :)

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