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From Werner Keil <>
Subject Re: Attribute spec 2.0
Date Thu, 26 Mar 2015 09:37:42 GMT

Apache Wiki is unbearable slow, so let me add a few thoughts here first. I
doubt with the bad performance of the Wiki I'd be able to edit them there
at least not before my flight.

- display_width or _height.
I would not bake the name of a unit into the attribute, but similar to CSS ( we could add such
information to our attribute. Either in one field or as a value/unit pair,
which could make retrieving the numeric part easier.

If UA info allows it, having knowledge of the browser's HTML capabilities
would be nice. Either someting like "supports_html5" or a "html_version" at
least as optional attribute sounds good. I also have slides about HTML5 in
Rome, as of now, knowledge if a device supports HTML5 or not, is up to a
particular solution.

- is_phone I would say this is important. It tells less about the size or
form factor of the device, but IMHO simply states, if you can make a phone
call with this device or not. It may be exotic, but some web apps or sites
offer special "call this number" buttons. Android also does I believe, so
tweaking such feature based on the device being a phone or not sounds good.


On Thu, Mar 26, 2015 at 2:51 AM, Reza Naghibi <> wrote:

> So I went ahead and threw some attributes together for our 2.0 release.
> These are specific to:
> -devices
> -operating systems
> -browsers
> Still at the rough draft brainstorming phase, so I expect these attributes
> to change and evolve until we reach agreement.
> Please go ahead and edit as you see fit or just reply to this thread.
> Thanks!
> [sorry if this email is duplicate, SMTP issues...]

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