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Re: [css-device-adapt] add warning to user-scalable=no / user-zoom / etc relating to accessibility/usability?

From: Patrick H. Lauke <redux@splintered.co.uk>
Date: Fri, 30 Sep 2016 09:40:00 +0100
To: Florian Rivoal <florian@rivoal.net>
Cc: www-style@w3.org
Message-ID: <26c9123a-b8e6-cd24-06a7-b848555ed42b@splintered.co.uk>
On 30/09/2016 07:22, Florian Rivoal wrote:
>  If other browsers are ready to follow Safari's lead on ignoring the feature entirely, I'd even be happy to cut it from the spec altogether.

I believe (as Apple hasn't actually updated their documentation) 
preventing zoom is still possible inside web views in Safari (e.g. 
native apps with webviews / hybrid apps), so it should ideally remain in 
the spec, but with a fair warning about how the feature itself is 
user-hostile and that UAs may ignore it (either outright, like Safari 
does for wild web content, or through a setting as in the case of 

Patrick H. Lauke

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