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RE: Same source multiple times with @import

From: Chris Wilson <cwilso@MICROSOFT.com>
Date: Mon, 5 Jan 1998 13:30:38 -0800
Message-ID: <C35556591D34D111BB5600805F1961B90229E7B4@red-msg-47.dns.microsoft.com>
To: "'neil@bigpic.com'" <neil@bigpic.com>
Cc: www-style@w3.org
Not quite true.  Multiple inclusion does not by itself allow cycles - only
inclusion of a parent stylesheet.  This is detectable with a different
algorithm.

I was asking if multiple inclusions were explicitly disallowed by any
version of the CSS specification - I cannot find any reference to them.

-Chris

> -----Original Message-----
> From:	Neil St.Laurent [SMTP:neil@bigpic.com]
> Sent:	Monday, January 05, 1998 12:07 PM
> To:	Chris Wilson
> Cc:	www-style@w3.org
> Subject:	RE: Same source multiple times with @import
> 
> > Where is there a rule that says if the same rule is included twice, the
> > second inclusion is ignored?  I can't find it..
> 
> If that rule isn't there then CSS can be cyclic and have infinite 
> loops in their inclusion.  There has to be some rule about when to 
> stop including CSS files, otherwise the UA's will crash if they 
> encounter a recursive include.
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