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Re: [BULK] - Re: [XHTML2] Spirit of "1.1.3. XHTML 2 and Presentation" (PR#7759)

From: Anne van Kesteren <annevk@opera.com>
Date: Mon, 13 Feb 2006 15:14:05 +0100
To: "www-style@w3.org" <www-style@w3.org>
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On Mon, 13 Feb 2006 15:04:01 +0100, Paul Mitchell  
<paul@paul-mitchell.me.uk> wrote:
>> Not really. Rendering usually starts after parsing. I can see that it   
>> might give some problems for incremental parsers, but those problems  
>> would  not be much different from a script inserting a style block when  
>> the  parser is halfway...
> I'm confused - perhaps we are using different words for the same thing.  
> "Rendering usually starts after parsing". Which common UAs exhibit that  
> behavour?

Mozilla does for XML documents. I believe most other UAs have an  
incremental parser for XML, but that still does not make <?xml-stylesheet  
href="#foo" ...?> some flawed concept. See also previous comments above.  
UA can start rendering without applying the not yet retrieved style  

Anne van Kesteren
Received on Monday, 13 February 2006 14:14:16 UTC

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