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Re: @media and browsers conditional statments

From: Robert O'Callahan <robert@ocallahan.org>
Date: Tue, 5 Aug 2008 12:53:31 +1200
Message-ID: <11e306600808041753h6999b736ga1b1daabb13199ac@mail.gmail.com>
To: Simetrical <simetrical@gmail.com>
Cc: "Francois Remy" <fremycompany_pub@yahoo.fr>, "Benjamin Hawkes-Lewis" <bhawkeslewis@googlemail.com>, "CSS 3 W3C Group" <www-style@w3.org>
On Tue, Aug 5, 2008 at 2:42 AM, Simetrical <simetrical@gmail.com> wrote:

> That's not true.  For instance, latest Gecko does not support @page,
> display: run-in, white-space: pre-line, and probably other CSS2.1
> features.  I don't think any UA "fully supports" CSS2 or CSS2.1 yet.


The *very* latest Gecko (i.e. trunk) does support pre-line :-).


> The extra complexity is trivial even in an absolute sense, and even
> more so when you take into account that it potentially replaces a huge
> array of selector hacks and JavaScript.  (And selector hacks become
> even harder to maintain as browsers become more standardized.)  It
> doesn't get around issues of *old* buggy browsers, but it will help to
> get around issues of *new* buggy browsers.  It's idealistic to suppose
> that there won't be any ever.
>

Indeed.

Rob
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