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Re: [CSS21] Projected deprecation

From: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
Date: Tue, 30 Aug 2005 18:19:17 +0000 (UTC)
To: Chris Lilley <chris@w3.org>
Cc: www-style@w3.org
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.62.0508301817210.19404@dhalsim.dreamhost.com>

On Mon, 29 Aug 2005, Chris Lilley wrote:
>
> On Monday, August 29, 2005, 5:15:13 PM, Ian wrote:
> 
>> On Mon, 29 Aug 2005, Chris Lilley wrote:
>>> 
>>> It does not seem satisfactory for 'future deprecation' because the 
>>> reader could be confused as to whether CSS 2.1 deprecates system colors 
>>> or not. It would be much cleaner, from a QA spec guidelines standpoint, 
>>> to leave projections of possible later deprecation out, deferring to the 
>>> spec that actually deprecates it.
>>
>> The spec that deprecates them is already in CR (CSS3 Colours). Thus 
>> there does not seem to be a point of confusion here, the spec lists the 
>> complete set of features that are deprecated in future specifications.
> 
> And no other CSS3 spec at any time over the next few years will ever 
> deprecate a feature, and you can say that with 100% certainty?

If they do, we will be able to update CSS2.1 to reflect this.

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