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Re: [XHTML 2] renaming :link to :unvisited

From: David Latapie <david@empyree.org>
Date: Thu, 28 Sep 2006 15:07:01 +0200
Message-Id: <895CF6CE-CD3A-470E-8794-B17E263E537A@empyree.org>
Cc: www-style@w3.org
To: fantasai <fantasai.lists@inkedblade.net>


Le 28 sept. 06 à 14:29, fantasai a écrit :

>
> David Latapie wrote:
>> “(:link means "unvisited"; and no, I don't know why they didn't  
>> call it that.)”
>> I think Eric Meyer has a point here. Changing it would make it  
>> easier to understand.
>> What do you think of it?
>
> Actually, if we were changing anything, I'd suggest making :link  
> apply to
> both visited and unvisited links; but making any changes at this  
> point would
> break backward-compatibility in a big way. :link and :visited have  
> been in
> CSS since level 1, and have been interoperably implemented in  
> browsers for
> a long time.

Why people keep talking about backward compatibility since XHTML 2.0  
is *not* supposed to backward-compatible?

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