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RE: Direction

From: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
Date: Thu, 22 Feb 2001 17:05:36 -0800 (Pacific Standard Time)
To: Jeffrey Yasskin <jyasskin@appcomp.com>
cc: <www-style@w3.org>
Message-ID: <Pine.WNT.4.31.0102221703390.1352-100000@HIXIE.netscape.com>
On Thu, 22 Feb 2001, Jeffrey Yasskin wrote:

> One problem of splitting CSS into modules seems to be that the module
> writers don't feel any need to keep the number of properties down.

Just for the record, that is not the case. While initial drafts often
begin with a huge number of properties, subsequent revisions tend to
reduce this number, in some cases dramatically.

Having said that, having many properties is not necessarily a bad thing.
For example, would you rather have one 'size' propertuy or a couple --
'height' and 'width' -- to control the dimensions individually?

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