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Re: [CSS] Would be nice if...

From: David Dorward <david@dorward.me.uk>
Date: Thu, 10 Jan 2008 07:51:44 +0000
Message-Id: <3639328C-B8FD-40A2-8031-7A1ED1D061A2@dorward.me.uk>
To: CSS Style <www-style@w3.org>

On 10 Jan 2008, at 07:07, Dmitry Turin wrote:
>>> ... CSS will allow to define values of attributes of elements.
> DD> Please, no. That would require every user agent to support style
> DD> sheets before they could process documents.
> 1) <style> ... </style> is not problem at all.
> 2) downloading of css-file may occur during downloading html-document
>    with simultaneously correction of displaying -
>    compare with correction of document during simultaneously  
> downloading
>    of document and its <img>

These points seem entirely unrelated to mine (which is that this  
would stop CSS being an optional presentation layer and turn it in to  
a mandatory semantic layer).

> DD> We have markup to define values of attributes of elements, we  
> don't
> DD> need another way to do it.

> If we would not need, people (not Andrew) were not raise this  
> question.

By that logic, every little girl who asks for a pony should get one.

David Dorward
Received on Thursday, 10 January 2008 07:52:01 UTC

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