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Re: Home for viewport-related issues

From: Yoav Weiss <yoav@yoav.ws>
Date: Wed, 20 Mar 2019 20:44:27 +0100
Message-ID: <CACj=BEhFnS6c-nmEaKTBjnZHWYA_OjeMqsbk71eeKPXztKqMnQ@mail.gmail.com>
To: David Bokan <bokan@chromium.org>
Cc: Simon Fraser <smfr@me.com>, www-style list <www-style@w3.org>, Botond Ballo <bballo@mozilla.com>, simon@bocoup.com
Adding Simon Pieters more up-to-date email address.

On Wed, Mar 20, 2019 at 7:53 PM David Bokan <bokan@chromium.org> wrote:

> Sorry for the delayed response - this somehow missed my inbox.
> Agree that we should specify explicitly what coordinate space each
> relevant API is in. And great to hear VisualViewport is coming to Safari
> :). I don't think anyone is actively working on @viewport any more and the
> prevailing opinion in Chromium is it would hurt loading performance so it
> would be out of scope. There's some useful spec text in device-adaptation
> related to viewport meta though which might be useful to formalize.
> +simonp@opera.com, who is the CSSOM View editor, for thoughts. Do you
> agree this makes sense to go into CSSOM View? If so, should we just patch
> it into the latest draft or a level 2? Or do you think it'd make sense to
> iterate on it in a separate repo and merge it in when it's closer to a
> complete spec?
> On Tue, Jan 22, 2019 at 7:54 PM Simon Fraser <smfr@me.com> wrote:
>> On Jan 22, 2019, at 7:44 AM, David Bokan <bokan@chromium.org> wrote:
>> Hi www-style,
>> I've collected some viewport-related interop research in an explainer I
>> wrote a while back[1]. This doc tracked issues like how we decide what page
>> scale to load a page at, how position: fixed elements and overflow: hidden
>> work in the presence of pinch-zoom, etc.
>> bballo@mozilla.com has been working on squashing some of these interop
>> issues and so far we've been using my GitHub as a place to collect issues
>> and discussion. I think it'd be beneficial to move the discussion into a
>> more official+public place, perhaps a WICG GitHub repo. I was wondering if
>> anyone had thoughts on where this might belong or if there's an existing
>> spec/repo viewport work might fit well into.
>> I think these kind of issues are closely aligned with the
>> device-adaptation spec [2]. There's also the question of the visualViewport
>> API spec [3]. This is currently a WICG draft but I believe others are now
>> implementing it so we could probably start moving it out of "incubation".
>> That's also closely related to these discussions.
>> WDYT?
>> Thanks,
>> David
>> [1]
>> https://github.com/bokand/bokand.github.io/blob/master/web_viewports_explainer.md
>> [2] https://www.w3.org/TR/css-device-adapt-1/
>> [3] https://wicg.github.io/visual-viewport/index.html
>> It would be great to have a spec for viewports (basically covering the
>> stuff the explainer[1] talks about). That spec also needs to define what
>> coordinate systems are used for ALL THE THINGS (events,
>> getBoundingClientRect etc etc), as well as talking about what triggers the
>> firing of scroll events. This spec feels related to CSS OM View, so I'm not
>> sure if it would go into a level 2 of that spec, be its own spec.
>> WebKIt has recently enabled the Visual Viewport API by default, so we
>> support that proposal.
>> I don't think we're as keen on the CSS @viewport rule.
>> Simon
Received on Wednesday, 20 March 2019 19:45:08 UTC

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