[rfc-i] open issues: small and mobile screens

Iljitsch van Beijnum iljitsch at muada.com
Fri Jun 1 06:54:14 PDT 2012


On 1 Jun 2012, at 2:29 , Joe Hildebrand wrote:

> I do think that reflowable HTML will be able to solve 80+% of the small
> device problem.  Further, magic like this:

> <meta name='viewport' content='width=device-width, initial-scale=1.0' />

Is there a way to make things such that the user can influence the text size for HTML on a cell phone or tablet device?

> Solves the next 5%.  What's left is images.  If we reduced the pan/scan
> problem to just where images occur, that would be a big step forward from
> the status quo.  If we used this as a mechanism to discourage image use, I'd
> be ok with that.  If we used this as a mechanism to ensure that all images
> are non-normative and adequately described with normative text, I'd be even

Agree 100%.



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