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Re: Parsing

From: Matthew Brealey <thelawnet@yahoo.com>
Date: Mon, 29 Nov 1999 06:11:57 -0800 (PST)
Message-ID: <19991129141157.25438.rocketmail@web903.mail.yahoo.com>
To: www-style <www-style@w3.org>
- Matthew Brealey <thelawnet@yahoo.com> wrote:
> > David "section 7.1 is the most important section
> of
> > CSS1" Baron
> I agree.
> 
> Parsing errors in browsers have broken, inter alia:
> 
> @media
> @import
> inherit
> :first-line
> :first-letter
> :lang
> @font-face
> user fonts
> user colours
> *
> >
> +
> most vertical-align values
> 
> all future @ rules
> All future values on existing properties
> All future pseudos
> etc.
> etc.
> etc.
Also:
cursor
:focus
:hover

> On which subject:
> IGNORE needs to be emphasised far more than at
> present
> - the definition of IGNORE should be the first thing
> in the spec, it needs to be 2ft high, and it needs
> to
> be made absolutely clear so that the dolts who are
> implementing CSS can IGNORE it no longer (notable
> exception = Opera; although I've found several dozen
> parsing errors, mostly relating to comments and
> simple_selector in it
And, surprisingly IE 3 - IGNORE worked properly in IE
3 (although it did treat things as valid that weren't,
this isn't the same problem), but not 4 and 5 [one has
to wonder how much of the IE 3 code survived into IE
4]


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