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Re[6]: css with attribues (was: Re[2]: [CSS] Would be nice if...)

From: Dmitry Turin <sql4-en@narod.ru>
Date: Fri, 11 Jan 2008 16:04:41 +0200
Message-ID: <18430378906.20080111160441@narod.ru>
To: www-style@w3.org


>> 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.
DD> It also needs to implement media types

Strongly disagreed !
Now we don't assign or not assign attributes depending media types.

DD> the cascade (including specificity rules)


DD> do something about the case where the style sheet
DD> is still downloading

Re-rendering during downloading. I'm sure,
that very small quantity of attributes will be migrated to CSS
(because author will specify such attributes in CSS,
which attributes he use in suppressing majority of documents),
so re-rendering will be in very small quantity of places.

DD> It is significantly more complicated then simply parsing HTML.

This depend of nature of browser engine - to what is it more similar:
to end-to-end linear transformation of html-text into screen image;
or to trigger's transformation, working for attributes and properties
(the last are used in one or another degree for all browers, supporting JS).

Dmitry Turin
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