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Re: Supporting propriety "Extensions"

From: Werner Donné <werner.donne@re.be>
Date: Wed, 23 Feb 2005 10:58:46 +0100
Message-ID: <421C53D6.70107@re.be>
To: Anne van Kesteren <fora@annevankesteren.nl>
CC: www-style@w3.org



Anne van Kesteren wrote:
> 
> Werner Donn wrote:
> 
>>
>> Hi,
>>
>> In my opinion the proposed mechanism for property extensions
>> sets up a parallel namespace scheme. At some point there even
>> will have to be a prefix registration body as well.
> 
> 
> Why? Non standard values are never intended for general usage. They are 
> for internal usage only.

And who is going to decide what the standard values are?

> 
> 
>> In that case you don't need a new prefix syntax and you don't
>> have to worry about prefix clashes, because they are local to
>> the style sheet. Note that CSS would also become more modular.
> 
> 
> There is no need for a new syntax.
> 
> 

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