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Re: [CSS21] CSS3

From: Craig Northway <craign@cisra.canon.com.au>
Date: Thu, 25 Aug 2005 15:53:01 +0200
Message-ID: <430DCD3D.3070303@cisra.canon.com.au>
To: Bjoern Hoehrmann <derhoermi@gmx.net>
Cc: www-style@w3.org

Hi,

Bjoern Hoehrmann wrote:

>* Craig Northway wrote:
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>>Section 5.2
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>>This section references CSS3. Why does the specification reference
>>future versions like this?
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>To put the draft into the context of work that already happend or
>happens in parallel. For example, css3-colors and css3-selectors
>are referenced in informative notes and these are not "future"
>drafts but Candidate Recommendations while CSS 2.1 is just a Working
>Draft at this point. These references are meant to aid the reader,
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>>Please remove all references to CSS3 from CSS 2.1.
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>and not normative, so I don't really see why we should make the
>document less readable. Perhaps you can elaborate on your concerns?
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Similarly to Robin 
(http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/www-style/2005Aug/0251.html), I 
assume that higher version number documents are used to indicate later 
specifications. These references are therefore confusing to the reader.

Regards,
Craig
Received on Thursday, 25 August 2005 13:53:22 GMT

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