Respond.js stops on } in comments

Respond.js is a lightweight polyfill for min/max-width CSS3 Media Queries for IE 6-8, however be careful with your comments.

I have been working with Responsive Web Design for some time now, which works great with all modern browsers, but IE is a problem (especially IE 6-8). This is where Respond.js comes in.

While debugging a seemingly baffling problem, I found this issue.

 

PaulShipley opened this issue 5 months ago

This is more a "Gottya" than a bug and I have not checked the code yet, but maybe this will save someone else some head scratching.

Issue was that Respond would stop parsing a style sheet before the end. After a bit of trial and error, problem was due to a comment in the form

/* blah blah blah } blah */

Removing the '}' fixed the problem.

Solution: Don't put '}' characters in comments.

 

https://github.com/scottjehl/Respond/issues/150

 

 

 

 

 

35 views

Need help? Let me take of your IT issues.

Share this page

Share on facebook
Share on linkedin
Share on twitter
Share on print
Share on email
Close Menu