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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
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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.

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David Dorward
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