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

From: Bjoern Hoehrmann <derhoermi@gmx.net>
Date: Sat, 21 Feb 2004 07:11:49 +0100
To: Bert Bos <bert@w3.org>
Cc: "WWW Style" <www-style@w3.org>
Message-ID: <404cf61c.736887848@smtp.bjoern.hoehrmann.de>

* Bert Bos wrote:
>What goes into the CSSOM I don't know. Does @charset belong in the
>CSSOM? Once the style sheet is parsed and stored in memory structures,
>the notion of character encoding doesn't exist anymore. At that point,
>you can't do anything to the @charset rule that changes the way the
>document is displayed. Unless you are writing an editor, why should
>you store the @charset? It just takes up space in RAM.

You may want to save the document in the input encoding, for example.
The CSSOM might not provide Load and Save facilities, but if you build
something on top of a CSSOM that wants to, you are lost without the
information.
Received on Saturday, 21 February 2004 01:11:51 GMT

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