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Re: [becss] "Behavioral Extensions to CSS" no longer an appropriate name

From: Daniel Glazman <daniel.glazman@disruptive-innovations.com>
Date: Tue, 23 Oct 2007 07:18:21 +0200
Message-ID: <471D841D.3030603@disruptive-innovations.com>
To: Chris Wilson <Chris.Wilson@microsoft.com>
Cc: "Paul Nelson (ATC)" <paulnel@winse.microsoft.com>, "www-style@w3.org" <www-style@w3.org>

> If this spec is called "Behavioral Extensions to CSS," it begs
> the questions of "what's the relationship of this and
> Microsoft's behaviors, heavily used and supported in 80% of the
> web browsers currently in use?  Why isn't this just the
> 'behavior' property that Microsoft implemented nearly a decade
> ago, since it seems to do the same thing?"

For one good reason at least : it's easy to name '::bound-element'
from a 'binding' property with a clear semantic relationshiop.
You can't do that with 'behavior'.

For one second good reason : it's conflicting with MSFT's property
and it's not specified the same way !

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