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Re: per-site user stylesheet rules

From: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
Date: Fri, 20 Aug 2004 20:34:49 +0000 (UTC)
To: Robin Berjon <robin.berjon@expway.fr>
Cc: "L. David Baron" <dbaron@dbaron.org>, www-style@w3.org
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.61.0408202032460.20869@dhalsim.dreamhost.com>

On Fri, 20 Aug 2004, Robin Berjon wrote:
> > > 
> > > So it's limited to local files that will never be interchanged. Does 
> > > it need to become a standard?
> > 
> > I'm skeptical of the idea that user stylesheets will never be 
> > interchanged.  (Also, someone might find a use for such a rule in 
> > author stylesheets, although the only good use case I can think of -- 
> > easier management of related rules -- isn't all that strong.)
> 
> Well if they are interchanged, fine, but I am equally skeptical in the 
> opposite direction :) And if they're not interchanged, the value added 
> on top of plists/.rc files/RDF or Ecmascript configuration/registry 
> settings seems inexistant.

User stylesheet interchange is already quite common in some circles, 
especially amongst those who wish to disable advertisments.

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