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

From: Orion Adrian <orion.adrian@gmail.com>
Date: Sat, 2 Jul 2005 23:56:31 -0400
Message-ID: <abd6c8010507022056fc1adb1@mail.gmail.com>
To: www-style@w3.org

On 7/2/05, Ryan Cannon <ryan@ryancannon.com> wrote:
> On Jul 2, 2005, at 10:11 PM, Orion Adrian wrote:
> 
> > Under the CSS model, the addition of <B>, <I>, <U>, <FONT>, etc could
> > never be removed. It would still be in HTML 5.0, 6.0 and so on.
> >
> > What is the mechanism to remove bad design decisions from the
> > language in CSS?
> >
> 
> Isn't :before deprecated in this way for ::before? Not a big change,
> but a change nonetheless.

There is a mechanism, but a major reluctance to use it. There is also
a reluctance to call versioning what it is.

The change you're talking about was the separation of pseudo-elements
(:) and peudo-classes (::). Though I could be mixing the syntaxes up.

Orion Adrian
Received on Sunday, 3 July 2005 03:56:35 GMT

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