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Re: New Working Draft : BECSS

From: gordon <gordon@quartz.gly.fsu.edu>
Date: Thu, 30 Sep 1999 09:30:40 -0700
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----- Original Message -----
From: Jelks Cabaniss <jelks@jelks.nu>
To: www-style <www-style@w3.org>
Sent: Thursday, September 30, 1999 1:16 AM
Subject: RE: New Working Draft : BECSS


> Ian Hickson wrote:
>
> > > Could we not please keep style in CSS and move behavior to another
> > > mechanism? Behaviours-expressed-in-CSS-like-notation is fine, but I
> > > feel strongly that behaviour declarations do not belong in a CSS
> > > stylesheet.
> >
> > Erm, well, then, don't put them in a CSS stylesheet. :-)
> >
> > Because CSS are _cascading_ stylesheets, you can easily have two
> > files, one "style.css" and one "behaviour.becss", and have both linked
> > to your document, and have your server serve both as text/css, and
> > then you need not ever mix the style part of your CSS with the
> > behaviour part.
>
> If BECSS becomes a Recommendation, how many authors do you think would do
that?
>
> /Jelks
>
>

Authors/teams who are tasked with large sites would find it efficient to do
so.  Those who work on small or personal sites are not likely to understand
how to apply CSS 2 or 3 to documents in any case.

later,
gordon
Received on Thursday, 30 September 1999 12:30:59 GMT

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