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

Iljitsch van Beijnum iljitsch at muada.com
Sun Jun 3 03:37:20 PDT 2012

On 1 Jun 2012, at 16:17 , Joe Hildebrand wrote:

>>> <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?

> That just sets the initial size.  You can still zoom in or out.

On my iPhone zooming doesn't reflow the text, so zooming is only useful on pages where the actual text doesn't take up the width of the screen or for images where panning is an option. What I would like is to change the font size, like ebook readers let you do.

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