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Re: Selector for parent/predecessor?

From: Mark Birbeck <mark.birbeck@x-port.net>
Date: Mon, 21 Aug 2006 17:19:07 +0100
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To: www-style@w3.org


On 21/08/06, Bjoern Hoehrmann <derhoermi@gmx.net> wrote:
> * Mark Birbeck wrote:
> >My response was simply that it is irrelevant whether people want to
> >produce good web sites or bad--that's up to them, and the job of
> >standards bodies should be to provide functionality to be used by
> >authors, not set themselves up as some kind of priesthood.
> The CSS Working Group does not provide functionality to authors, browser
> vendors and other CSS implementers do. If they decide that some feature
> is not going to be offered to authors because it encourages authors to
> write content that performs poorly in their applications, then there is
> no point in helping them to offer the feature interoperably through new
> specifications, test suites, and so on.

But how do features 'encourage' authors to write poorly performing
applications? It's education and samples that do that.



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