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Re: New drafts, CSS 2.1, css3-webfonts, css3-fonts, css3-background, css3-ui

From: Joshua Prowse <prowsej@fastmail.fm>
Date: Thu, 15 Aug 2002 10:41:25 -0400
Message-ID: <003101c24469$d91ac3e0$ef7ffea9@PIII>
To: "Vadim Plessky" <lucy-ples@mtu-net.ru>, <www-style@w3.org>

> What's wrong with using PNG or MNG as a cursor?
> If  X11 (XFree86, I guess) has limitation - that XFree86 should be fixed, not
> KDE/Konqueror.
> P.S. as MS IE has support for PNG, I guess Microsoft can implement support for
> cursors in PNG format, too.

Why?  Why highjack the PNG and MNG formats and then make custom additions so
that they're no longer valid?  That would be just as proprietary as supporting
the existing Windows .cur and .ani formats.

Or are you suggesting that PNG and MNG be the actual formats without additions
and then only support a subset of what .cur and .ani support?
Received on Thursday, 15 August 2002 10:41:37 UTC

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