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Re: CSS is doomed (10 years per version ?!?)

From: Håkon Wium Lie <howcome@opera.com>
Date: Fri, 1 Jul 2005 16:25:15 +0200
Message-ID: <17093.21067.205924.48249@howcome.oslo.opera.com>
To: Orion Adrian <orion.adrian@gmail.com>
Cc: www-style@w3.org

Also sprach Orion Adrian:

 > Static, Absolute and Relative don't make a lot of sense to new people
 > coming into it.


 > And I'm here not to promote
 > Microsoft, but to promote those values that I feel would make CSS
 > better using Microsoft's success as an example of why I feel they
 > would be benificial.

The irony of your position is that absolute/relative positiong were
designed by Microsoft (and Netscape) programmers over a few hectic
months and subsequently dumped into CSS. All attempts by the CSS WG to
revise the design were rejected for being "too late".

              Håkon Wium Lie                          CTO °þe®ª
howcome@opera.com                  http://people.opera.com/howcome
Received on Friday, 1 July 2005 14:29:18 UTC

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