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Re: [CSS21] Projected deprecation

From: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
Date: Mon, 17 Oct 2005 06:12:34 +0000 (UTC)
To: Chris Lilley <chris@w3.org>
Cc: www-style@w3.org
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.62.0510170611220.23945@dhalsim.dreamhost.com>

On Wed, 31 Aug 2005, Chris Lilley wrote:

> On Tuesday, August 30, 2005, 8:19:17 PM, Ian wrote:
> 
> IH> On Mon, 29 Aug 2005, Chris Lilley wrote:
> 
> >> 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?
> 
> IH> If they do, we will be able to update CSS2.1 to reflect this.
> 
> Not once it becomes a Rec which, surely, is planned for less than 2 
> years from now?

Since this would be a non-normative change, we could do it even after it 
was a rec, actually.


> Its simple enough to avoid, just don't talk about what future specs may 
> or may not deprecate.

We consider the current text to be useful to authors, and therefore worth 
the unlikely required effort should we need to update it.

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