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

From: Anne van Kesteren <annevk@opera.com>
Date: Tue, 15 Aug 2006 15:21:28 -0700
To: www-style@w3.org
Message-ID: <op.teci12vj64w2qv@id-c0020.globalsuite.net>

On Tue, 15 Aug 2006 15:18:25 -0700, Philip TAYLOR <P.Taylor@Rhul.Ac.Uk>  
> Surely the latter two options /are/ the lesser of the two evils :
> users who choose to use either of the latter two to achieve
> what is generally regarded as a highly undesirable effect clearly
> identify themselves as being neither concerned about standards
> nor concerned about the received wisdom pertaining to the effect
> they are setting out to accomplish.  By incorporating
> "text-decoration: blink" into CSS, the CSS WG are (IMHO)
> sadly giving tacit approval to the effect's use :-(

They are giving browser vendors a way to interoperate on features their  
users want without having to resort to extensions. That's actually useful.

Anne van Kesteren
Received on Tuesday, 15 August 2006 22:21:44 UTC

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