[whatwg] Features for responsive Web design

Tab Atkins Jr. jackalmage at gmail.com
Wed May 16 12:26:29 PDT 2012

On Wed, May 16, 2012 at 12:12 PM, Jacob Mather <jmather at itsmajax.com> wrote:
> Maybe this is the better question:
> Why does the pre-loader matter so much?

Because it lets pages load faster.

> Basing the selected image off of browser width is inherently
> backwards. The content should be informed by the layout, not by the
> browser.

Media Queries only provide you either the browser width/height or the
device width/height.  So your responsive designs are all based off
this information already.

Content-based queries are unfortunately quite troublesome, for reasons
that have been explained before on the www-style list.


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