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RE: no-cascade proposition

From: Sylvain Galineau <sylvaing@microsoft.com>
Date: Sat, 13 Dec 2008 11:58:59 -0800
To: Jordan Osete <jor@joozt.net>, "www-style@w3.org" <www-style@w3.org>
Message-ID: <5D97C7EB4695104AB6345E56FE356B19369633508B@NA-EXMSG-C125.redmond.corp.microsoft.com>
> Well, I thought it could just do "as if" the given element was a root
> element (had no parent), and thus considered to have nothing to inherit
> from.
So you could define arbitrary style roots anywhere in the document using CSS. What happens at the DOM level e.g. would a library such as jQuery be able to skip these 'embedded roots' without writing custom code for it ?

I like the concept but explicit markup mechanisms are much better here imo.

Received on Saturday, 13 December 2008 19:59:42 GMT

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