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RE: css as xml?

From: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
Date: Wed, 19 Feb 2003 12:55:23 -0800 (PST)
To: "Peter Foti (PeterF)" <PeterF@SystolicNetworks.com>
Cc: "'www-style@w3.org'" <www-style@w3.org>
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.50.0302191253160.19233-100000@dhalsim.dreamhost.com>

On Wed, 19 Feb 2003, Peter Foti (PeterF) wrote:
> I haven't been following this thread, but I can think of 1 benefit of an CSS
> as XML... XML User Agents would only need a single parser, vs. having both
> an XML parser and a CSS parser.

This isn't true. They'd still need an HTTP parser, a URI parser, a CSS
value parser, a JavaScript parser, a PNG parser, etc. In any case, the
parser is by _far_ the _easiest_ part of CSS to implement, so this isn't
really an advantage.

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