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Re: Browsers will never get [block based parsing] right

From: Laurens Holst <lholst@students.cs.uu.nl>
Date: Thu, 15 Sep 2005 01:23:40 +0200
Message-ID: <4328B0FC.5070602@students.cs.uu.nl>
To: Malcolm Rowe <malcolm-www-style@farside.org.uk>
Cc: www-style@w3.org

Malcolm Rowe schreef:
> On Wed, Sep 14, 2005 at 06:03:51PM +0300, Mikko Rantalainen wrote:
>   
>> Sure, @required wouldn't fix all the issues in the world, not even 
>> all the issues we have when we combine CSS and HTML, but it does 
>> give us (style authors) a few more tools to fight the UA bugs.
>>     
>
> Can @required be implemented in such a way that it is useful with
> browsers that don't understand it, or do we have to wait until all
> CSS-capable browsers implement @required before we start using it?
>
> Because it seems to me that a naïve implementation (or design), i.e.:
>
> @required {
>   color: black;
>   background: white;
> }
>
> would actually result in none of the rules being applied in today's
> UA's. Or am I mistaken?
>   
And we’re back to my point at:

http://www.grauw.nl/articles/css-faq.php#how-long

^_^


~Grauw

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Laurens Holst, student, university of Utrecht, the Netherlands.
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