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Re: Things changing in the spec

From: Boris Zbarsky <bzbarsky@MIT.EDU>
Date: Thu, 01 Apr 2004 18:42:27 -0600
Message-ID: <406CB6F3.6050802@mit.edu>
To: Tantek Çelik <tantek@cs.stanford.edu>
Cc: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>, www-style@w3.org

Tantek Çelik wrote:
> CSS is made of levels.  Each level adds to the next (for the most part).

I understand that.  You understand that.  I would venture that most 
people on this list understand that.  Most people who complain about the 
way UAs handle CSS clearly do NOT understand that.  See the comments 
made about selector support, for example.  People seem to feel that not 
supporting CSS2 selectors is a bug.

> Adding new values to properties does not "break" old implementations.  Those
> old implementations simply remain implementations of the old values.

That's not the way it's viewed by most CSS authors, unfortunately....

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