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Re: <details>

From: Anne van Kesteren <annevk@opera.com>
Date: Tue, 15 Sep 2009 13:39:00 +0200
To: "Toby Inkster" <tai@g5n.co.uk>, "Ian Hickson" <ian@hixie.ch>
Cc: "Jeremy Keith" <jeremy@adactio.com>, "Simon Pieters" <simonp@opera.com>, "HTML WG" <public-html@w3.org>
Message-ID: <op.u0aqnaek64w2qv@anne-van-kesterens-macbook.local>
On Tue, 15 Sep 2009 13:30:57 +0200, Toby Inkster <tai@g5n.co.uk> wrote:
> On Tue, 2009-09-15 at 11:09 +0000, Ian Hickson wrote:
>> Search for "unreliable" in:
>>    http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/public-html/2009Jul/0685.html
>
> hasFeature was unreliable because the features were too broad. Asking
> for a boolean answer to hasFeature('StyleSheets') is clearly not going
> to give you a useful answer.

And feature strings are already a hell to maintain and often forgotten.  
Adding more of it is not going to improve matters.


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