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

Tim Bray tbray at textuality.com
Sun Jun 3 10:58:25 PDT 2012


Zooming doesn’t reflow on Android either, but Android has the magic
double-tap which expands the current <div> to fill the screen at a
readable size and reflows it. I could have sworn I saw someone doing
the same thing on an iPhone... -T

On Sun, Jun 3, 2012 at 10:08 AM, Joe Hildebrand <jhildebr at cisco.com> wrote:
> On 6/3/12 4:37 AM, "Iljitsch van Beijnum" <iljitsch at muada.com> wrote:
>
>> 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.
>
> After reading a bit this morning, it looks like this is something that's
> frustrating to many iPhone users.  There are other mobile browsers that do a
> better job, which makes me hope that eventually they'll make it better.
>
> Here's the best I could do so far:
>
> http://cursive.net/lorem.html
>
> I'm open to suggestions for improvement.
>
> --
> Joe Hildebrand
>
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