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Re: Proposed ::last-line and ::last-letter selectors

From: Lachlan Hunt <lachlan.hunt@lachy.id.au>
Date: Tue, 15 Aug 2006 23:13:37 +1000
Message-ID: <44E1C881.4080801@lachy.id.au>
To: Andrés <adelfino@gmail.com>
CC: www-style@w3.org

Andrés wrote:
> I don't understand you. Nobody is forced to implement *all* selectors.
> Is this a "hey, I support all selectors, use my UA!" thing??
> 
> Why is "why" so important?

Because, why should implementers waste their time implementing a feature 
that nobody has any real uses for, when they could better spend that 
time implementing and fixing bugs in useful features.  Therefore, if 
no-one has any use for it, implementers won't bother and it will have no 
chance of getting in a spec past working draft.

> Designers should be able to do it, they'll always find uses. 
> They are tools to be used by designers creativity.

If you think designers will find a use for this, or if you already have 
one, prove it.  Please present some kind of visual design that someone 
either would use or, even better, is using that is difficult to 
implement using existing selectors.

-- 
Lachlan Hunt
http://lachy.id.au/
Received on Tuesday, 15 August 2006 13:13:59 GMT

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