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Re: Another view (sorry) on XBL and behaviours

From: Jim Dabell <jim-www-style@jimdabell.com>
Date: Tue, 7 Jan 2003 14:22:04 +0000
To: www-style@w3.org
Message-Id: <200301071422.05227.jim-www-style@jimdabell.com>


On Tuesday 07 January 2003 10:09 am, Shelby Moore wrote:
> >Ian Hickson wrote:
> >   code { binding: url(code.xml#brief); }
> >   code:hover { binding: url(code.xml#details); }
>
> I was waiting to see if any one else would point out that Ian proposed a
> logical endless loop condition.

Is this any different to:

<script type="text/javascript">
while(1);
</script>

...or:

foo.html:

<object data="foo.html">

> When you dynamically replace the implementation (binding), then the
> bounding box can change, then the :hover state can oscillate.  You could
> send the UA into an endless loop.  Even if you tried to move the mouse to
> break out, the UA might be too busy processing the endless loop
> condition.

You mean like:

a:hover { display: none; }
a { display: block; }

Seems to me that these things already exist, and user-agents are just 
expected to cope.


-- 
Jim
Received on Tuesday, 7 January 2003 09:22:37 GMT

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