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July 17, 2012 at 12:14 pm #106249
Media queries are, to a large extent, independent of the browser. If you serve up a single html page & css without media queries it will mean that this the only view available. This means that you are trying to serve a page intended for a 1200px+ monitor to a screen that might only be 960px or 480px wide.
That means the user has to zoom in/out or scroll. By using media queries you can tailor the view to a specific viewport size.
As for older versions of IE (actually any version of IE)…has that ever been used on mobile device?
What I am saying is you don’t target OS/browsers with media queries, you target viewport sizes.