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Re: Stand-in color before images load

From: Mikko Rantalainen <mikko.rantalainen@peda.net>
Date: Wed, 06 Apr 2005 17:04:42 +0300
Message-ID: <4253EC7A.30301@peda.net>
To: www-style@w3.org

Ben Ward wrote:
> Mikko Rantalainen wrote:
>> I think that there's a problem if @group{ ... } doesn't mean 
>> anything unless it contains string "!required" somewhere.
> I'm not sure I see what that problem is? @group is a pretty 
> clear, generic wrapper. It is the "!required" keyword which adds 
> the functionality we're all describing.

I don't like the fact that !required *really* means
!required-in-this-thing. Note that this is different from
!required-in-this-rule and !required-in-this-group. Many real world
CSS authors do learn by example and the connection is far from clear.

The opt-in / opt-out issue is interesting, though. Perhaps it's just 
that I find the suggested names as misleading.

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