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Re: selectors 6.6.1: formatting

From: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
Date: Thu, 29 Dec 2005 17:07:30 +0000 (UTC)
To: Adam Kuehn <akuehn@nc.rr.com>
Cc: Elliotte Harold <elharo@metalab.unc.edu>, www-style@w3.org
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.62.0512291706470.17886@dhalsim.dreamhost.com>

On Thu, 29 Dec 2005, Adam Kuehn wrote:
> 
> Elliotte Harold wrote:
> > In these two paragraphs the first is formatted in green italic, as a note.
> > The second isn't. I expect they belong together and should be formatted the
> > same:
> > 
> > Note: It is possible for style sheet authors to abuse the :link and :visited
> > pseudo-classes to determine which sites a user has visited without the
> > user's consent.
> > 
> > UAs may therefore treat all links as unvisited links, or implement other
> > measures to preserve the user's privacy while rendering visited and
> > unvisited links differently.
> 
> I would agree, although if the word "therefore" were omitted from the 
> second sentence, the formatting would make sense as is.

The word "therefore" is intended to indicate that the reason for the 
lax conformance clause is the security concern in the previous paragraph.

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