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Re: CSS for print (was: Microsoft has now joined the HTML Working Group)

From: Håkon Wium Lie <howcome@opera.com>
Date: Sat, 7 Apr 2007 00:22:25 +0200
Message-ID: <17942.51233.663742.652313@gargle.gargle.HOWL>
To: Dave Raggett <dsr@w3.org>
Cc: public-html@w3.org

Also sprach Dave Raggett:

 > The CSS Zen Garden provides an example of where superfluous markup
 > is needed in order to achieve stylistic effects that CSS should
 > have catered for directly.

Agreed. Supporting 'transparent' on the 'color' property (and not only
on 'background) would have saved lots of tags in the Zen garden. The
CSS3 color module fixes this.

 > However, that doesn't take away the flexibility that before/after 
 > print events provide

Perhaps. My mind defaults to declarative solutions when possible, and
I believe media types can handle most issues.

-h&kon
              Håkon Wium Lie                          CTO °þe®ª
howcome@opera.com                  http://people.opera.com/howcome
Received on Friday, 6 April 2007 22:22:37 GMT

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