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Re: CSS3-UI revisited

From: dolphinling <lists@dolphinling.net>
Date: Wed, 26 Oct 2005 09:50:22 -0400
Message-ID: <435F899E.3070705@dolphinling.net>
To: W3C CSS List <www-style@w3.org>
CC: Matthew Raymond <mattraymond@earthlink.net>

Matthew Raymond wrote:
> dolphinling wrote:
>>Matthew Raymond wrote:
>>>*** Problems with the CSS3-UI Specification ***
>>Without having read the CSS3-UI spec (I will (when should I get to it 
>>by?)), how about the following change?
>>| CSS3-UI applies only to form elements.
>    If you mean that the /selectors/ in CSS3-UI only apply to form
> elements, that would solve some problems but not all of them. For
> instance, it wouldn't solve the problem of an <input readonly> element
> matching :read-write in an editor. It also wouldn't solve the problem of
> disabled controls matching :read-only. Remember that :read-only and
> :read-write are defined with regards to "user-alterability" and not by
> any definition of read-only or read-write in XForms or HTML.

Okay. So then my stance is that CSS3-UI should only apply to form 
elements _and_ those things should be fixed. ;)

Received on Wednesday, 26 October 2005 13:51:26 UTC

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