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Re: block-based parsing?

From: Anne van Kesteren <fora@annevankesteren.nl>
Date: Tue, 13 Sep 2005 17:43:21 +0200
Message-ID: <20050913174321.33io17sk93hck8ks@webmail.annevankesteren.nl>
To: orion.adrian@gmail.com
Cc: www-style@w3.org

Quoting Orion Adrian <orion.adrian@gmail.com>:
> Browsers can't be trusted to accurately say what features they do and
> don't support. So they may say they support a feature and go ahead
> with the properties in the block, but it won't in reality support it
> and you'll end up with a mess.

Without a testcase for every possible situation browsers will never know. So
yes, you will likely end up with a mess. Same mess as the hasFeature 
DOM method
is now...

Kind regards,


Anne van Kesteren
Received on Tuesday, 13 September 2005 15:43:29 UTC

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