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Re: Summary (was: Proposed ::last-line and ::last-letter selectors)

From: Andrés <adelfino@gmail.com>
Date: Tue, 15 Aug 2006 18:25:47 -0300
Message-ID: <4d90013f0608151425v72542428jf31a7e1cdfb49563@mail.gmail.com>
To: www-style@w3.org
Sorry: You are not even offering it, how do you know it's user base is narrow?

On 8/15/06, Andrés <adelfino@gmail.com> wrote:
> You are not even offering it, how do you now it's user base is narrow?
>
> On 8/15/06, Daniel Glazman <daniel.glazman@disruptive-innovations.com> wrote:
> >
> > 1. CSS WG members, who are true maniacs and collect newspapers, books,
> >     restaurant menus and dozens of other print materials all around
> >     the world (I am _not_ kidding) have almost never seen need for those
> >     pseudos.
> >
> > 2. the implementation cost of these pseudos is very expensive.
> >
> > 3. the specification cost of how these pseudos really work - and I
> >     remind you that something that _looks_ simple like the ::first-letter
> >     pseudo is in fact very complex and the CSS WG spent incredible
> >     amounts of time on it - is very expensive too.
> >
> > So: extremely narrow user base, high cost and complexity.
> > Conclusion: rejected.
> >
> > Is that clearer ?-)
> >
> > </Daniel>
> >
> >
>
>
> --
> Andrés Delfino
>


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Andrés Delfino
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