[whatwg] Ideas regarding Web Applications 1.0

Ian Hickson ian at hixie.ch
Tue Feb 10 02:15:38 PST 2009

On Mon, 12 Mar 2007, Nicholas Shanks wrote:
> On 28 Feb 2007, at 05:38, Ian Hickson wrote:
> > For example, your page-wide header might need shortening on handheld 
> > media. I don't have a good proposal for this. Maybe we need the 
> > opposite of <abbr>?
> We already have the opposite of the abbr element. It's called… the abbr 
> attribute (for th elements). And yes, it would be nice, though not 
> really essential, if there were a blessed mechanism for specifying 
> different titles for different display media. This can be achieved 
> through CSS media queries & CSS3's "content" property at present, and I 
> don't think the usage case is sufficient to warrant an extension of 

Agreed. I haven't added anything for this case.

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