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Re: Alternate stylesheets and the "disabled" DOM property

From: Boris Zbarsky <bzbarsky@MIT.EDU>
Date: Tue, 30 Sep 2003 10:58:27 -0400
Message-Id: <200309301458.h8UEwRJf026014@nerd-xing.mit.edu>
To: Daniel Glazman <danielglazman@easyconnect.fr>
Cc: www-style@w3.org

> cons: no DOM mechanism to directly select a set based on its name. That's
> connex to your item above but deserves to be mentioned independently.

As I previously said (though not clearly in my original mail), both options
would have that capability.  The only question is what selection by name would
do -- apply all sheets with that name, or apply all sheets with that name that
are enabled?
> I think approach #2 is more logical and in the end offers more control to both
> the web author and the user on the document's rendering

Could you amplify on this?  A use case would help here....

    "What the hell are you getting so upset about?  I
thought you didn't believe in God."
    "I don't," she sobbed, bursting violently into
tears, "but the God I don't believe in is a good God, a
just God, a merciful God.  He's not the mean and stupid
God you make Him out to be."

                     --Joseph Heller, "Catch-22"
Received on Tuesday, 30 September 2003 11:13:08 UTC

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