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Re: Re[4]: css with attribues (was: Re[2]: [CSS] Would be nice if...)

From: David Dorward <david@dorward.me.uk>
Date: Fri, 11 Jan 2008 11:08:59 +0000
Message-Id: <47A4099A-9990-4521-AF8C-1D7CEC7096A9@dorward.me.uk>
To: CSS Style <www-style@w3.org>

On 11 Jan 2008, at 09:40, Dmitry Turin wrote:
> DD> It means that user agents, as well as having a parser for markup,
> DD> MUST also have a parser for CSS.

> primitiv parser, because css is primitiv format and you about UA,
> which is not rendering.

It also needs to implement media types, the cascade (including  
specificity rules), do something about the case where the style sheet  
is still downloading when a selector near the end of it matches an  
element already rendered in the HTML, and so on. It is significantly  
more complicated then simply parsing HTML.

David Dorward
Received on Friday, 11 January 2008 11:09:27 UTC

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