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Re: 'role' should be property

From: Maciej Stachowiak <mjs@apple.com>
Date: Thu, 31 May 2007 16:10:50 -0700
Message-Id: <109E05C2-6289-4365-B393-00BEC9B98262@apple.com>
Cc: public-html@w3.org, mark.birbeck@x-port.net
To: Leif Halvard Silli <lhs@malform.no>


On May 31, 2007, at 4:05 PM, Leif Halvard Silli wrote:

> On 2007-05-31 18:41:20 +0200 Maciej Stachowiak <mjs@apple.com> wrote:
>
>> Can we please take the discussion of changing CSS somewhere that  
>> it  is more
>> on-topic, such as <www-style@w3.org>?
>
> Right. But. I don't think you are in support of the role attribute?  
> So if we agree that it belongs in CSS instead, then we can skip the  
> role debate here also?
>
> Also, Dmitry says «focus on 'class'» and «do less, but add more  
> meaning to the little you do». I think you say the same.

I'm personally not in favor of either the role attribute in markup,  
or a hypothetical role CSS property.

But either way, a discussion here about what to add to CSS will have  
no effect on what the CSS working group actually does, and is better  
taken up with them.

Regards,
Maciej
Received on Thursday, 31 May 2007 23:11:09 UTC

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