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Re: [CSS3] Generated content: environment variables

From: Ludger Bünger <ludger.buenger@realobjects.com>
Date: Fri, 02 Nov 2007 11:17:50 +0100
Message-ID: <472AF94E.3020600@realobjects.com>
To: David Dorward <david@dorward.me.uk>
CC: www-style@w3.org

David Dorward schrieb:
>
>
> On 2 Nov 2007, at 09:41, Gabriele Romanato wrote:
>> 1. path
>>    display the current path of the document (an URI)
>
> ... but the user can already find that out by looking at the address 
> bar in their browser (or whatever other mechanism the browser provides 
> to reveal that information).
>
only in an interactive environment like a browser.

The proposed feature is very interesting for print.

>> 2. date
>>    display the current date used on the client.
>> 3. time
>>    display the current time on the client.
>
> Most computers already provide the user with some way to find out the 
> date and time.
>
> What use cases are solved by these additions?
>
Again: print.
To document the time and date of the webpage printed.

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