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Re: pause-before property for presentations

From: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
Date: Fri, 12 Jul 2002 13:36:38 +0100
Message-ID: <3D2ECD56.4020702@hixie.ch>
To: Val Sharp <val@valsharp.co.uk>
Cc: www-style@w3.org

Val Sharp wrote:
> 
> Has author scripting gone out of fashion - because surely it could be
> used to achieve the effect without too much difficulty?

Bert would say "Script should never go over the network". In practice, that 
turns into "90% of all scripting tasks should be done declaratively".

Declarative effects are much easier to author and debug, in general, than 
scripted effects. They are also (in the case of CSS) easier to override (it's 
not an all-or-nothing affair).

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