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Re: Will behaviors be added to CSS?

From: Boris Zbarsky <bzbarsky@MIT.EDU>
Date: Thu, 24 Jul 2003 16:29:59 -0500
Message-ID: <3F204FD7.4020509@mit.edu>
To: www-style Mailing List <www-style@w3.org>

Afternoon wrote:
> This is just the kind of thing the W3C doesn't need on it's hands. If it 
> is to remain relevant it can not even begin to act as a cartel colluding 
> with browser implementors in conflict with either users or authors. 
> There is just no point.

Perhaps you misunderstood.  If the ability to "create" links via CSS is 
added to the spec, chances are most UAs will implement it exactly as 
it's specified.  The question is how to specify it in a way that will 
make the functionality useful while at the same time not making it too 

Out of a similar balancing act came user stylesheets, it seems to me.

Received on Thursday, 24 July 2003 18:40:17 UTC

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