CSS and "media query" -- smartphone vs desktop
vince at netsurf-browser.org
Tue Oct 25 11:14:01 BST 2016
On Tue, Oct 25, 2016 at 10:47:45AM +0100, Jim Nagel wrote:
> Any chance of Netsurf's CSS handling being extended a bit to support
> "media query"?
It has been on our list of "important" things to do for some
considerable time now. We know what needs to be done and how  but
as usual development time is limited and noone has yet had time to
work on the feature.
> Reason I ask is that I want to rejig my various websites (including
> Archive's) so that (among other things) they will be readable on
> smartphone screens as well as desktop screens.
> I gather that the "media query" in CSS would make it possible to have
> a single design to which the end-browser will respond accordingly --
> this would be much more elegant than having separate code for each
> target possibility.
it affects an increasingly large number of websites so its importance
as a feature is rising.
> My son Bart (now a pro web developer in Vancouver, but brought up on
> RiscOS so knows the scene) is helping on this. We're not aiming to do
> anything elaborate, but elegance yes please.
> There's probably a narticle for Archive magazine in all this!
> Jim Nagel www.archivemag.co.uk
 note this has some bad language http://wiki.netsurf-browser.org/Css_media_queries
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