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Re: Ideas for the ACSS module of CSS3

From: Ian Hickson <ianh@netscape.com>
Date: Fri, 13 Oct 2000 03:02:06 -0700 (Pacific Daylight Time)
To: Sean Palmer <wapdesign@wapdesign.org.uk>
cc: www-style@w3.org
Message-ID: <Pine.WNT.4.21.0010130253550.496-100000@HIXIE.netscape.com>
On Fri, 13 Oct 2000, Sean Palmer wrote:
>
> Hi Everyone,
> I have come up with a few ideas for the plighted ACSS module of CSS3. If
> ACSS falls through, then they could be implemented elsewhere...let me know
> if anybody thinks they are valid ideas.
> 
> A negotiation thing (for navbar) (skip?)
> Allows uses to skip certain content of a document that may be repeated a
> lot:
> .navbar { skip: url(#content); }

.navbar { display: none; }


> An "else" descriptor
> A kind of alternative attribute but for CSS. Allows UAs that don't support a
> specific CSS property to take on an alternative:
> p { color: #803050, else(volume: 120%;); }

p { color: #803050; volume: 120%; }

 
> Style style?
> style, link, *[style], *[class] { applies-after: 6secs; apply: global; }

?

> Alternate placement/content etc.
> @media aural {
> h1 { alt: url(heading1.wav) }
> }

@media aural {
   h1 { content: url(heading1.wav); }
}

(proposed)


> A :relates pseudo element

?

> Spacer

? You mean like margin or pause-before?

> anim:freeze

Wouldn't this be best dealt with at a UA/UI level ?

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