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Re: [CSS21] response to issue 115 (and 44)

From: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
Date: Wed, 18 Feb 2004 21:47:38 +0000 (UTC)
To: Chris Lilley <chris@w3.org>
Cc: Bert Bos <bert@w3.org>, Boris Zbarsky <bzbarsky@MIT.EDU>, Tex Texin <tex@i18nguy.com>, www-style@w3.org
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.58.0402182143260.9612@dhalsim.dreamhost.com>

On Wed, 18 Feb 2004, Chris Lilley wrote:
>> Accepted. Added "...referring _stylesheet or_ document..."
> So, one stylesheet referred to from two different documents with
> different encodings, might get processed two different ways?

Yes. This is what happens today in most UAs.

> Is there really any need to add a fifth, potentially incompatible, way
> to say the same thing to the four ways that already exist?

Yes, when there is no guarentee that the first four will always give an
answer. Especially when the case of them not giving an answer is the
case most common on the Web.

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