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Zachary Johnson <[log in to unmask]>
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Thu, 17 Sep 2009 13:53:11 -0500
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Mobile Safari (iphone/ipod) presents itself as media="screen" for CSS 
purposes.  Seems like Opera Mini does the same now.

I'm not sure if any of the mobile browsers just present themselves as 
media="handheld" anymore.

Sara Hurley wrote:
> That's something I actually want to talk about sometime - one thing I've 
> been concerned with as we do a redesign at SPH (getting us all on the 
> same page, technology and design-wise) is that phones have such a range 
> of support for how web pages are navigated and what they do, and from 
> what I've tried on my corner of SPH in the past has looked good in some 
> simple browsers (like on my truly awful phone), but is way too simple 
> for an iPhone interface - and the mobile stylesheet in whatever form it 
> exists in becomes the style sheet even for phones, like the iPhone, that 
> do a great job of letting people browse the web as it exists for desktops.
> Does this make any sense?  It's something I've been struggling with in 
> my head - what the optimal compromise is for those style sheets.
> S
> Zachary Johnson wrote:
>> If we're going to have a group meeting themed around Mobile Web I'd be 
>> happy to go over some of my notes on making websites mobile friendly 
>> through source code ordering that I talked about a bit two years ago 
>> at MinneWebcon.
>> Zach

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