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RE: OPINIONS WANTED: regexps in CSS?

From: Braden N. McDaniel <braden@shadow.net>
Date: Wed, 11 Mar 1998 02:13:32 -0500
Message-Id: <199803110712.CAA10042@mail.shadow.net>
To: "Frank Boumphrey" <bckman@ix.netcom.com>, "Ian Hickson" <exxieh@bath.ac.uk>, "Bert Bos" <Bert.Bos@sophia.inria.fr>, <www-style@w3.org>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: www-style-request@w3.org [mailto:www-style-request@w3.org]On
> Behalf Of Frank Boumphrey
> Sent: Wednesday, March 11, 1998 1:37 AM
> To: Ian Hickson; Bert Bos; www-style@w3.org
> Subject: Re: OPINIONS WANTED: regexps in CSS?

> This discussion has centered on the user, but remember the developer.
> One of the nice things in the XML spec was that it was stated
> "It shall be easy to write programs for XML"
>
> If regexp  becomes part of the CSS specification, then a whole new layer
of
> complexity is added to any program that is written for the standard, and
> automatically it means that only those companies that have the resources
can
> support them. That means that prices go up etc. etc.

Of course this is a very important point... So how about it? Can we hear
from some browser developers on this?

Braden
Received on Wednesday, 11 March 1998 02:20:12 GMT

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