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Re: css with attribues

From: Patrick Garies <pgaries@fastmail.us>
Date: Wed, 16 Jan 2008 04:58:59 -0600
Message-ID: <478DE373.9060604@fastmail.us>
To: Christoph Päper <christoph.paeper@crissov.de>
CC: www-style@w3.org

Christoph Päper wrote:
>  OTOH one actually could make a CSS module or separate specification
>  that referenced most CSS modules (except Syntax, Selectors, Media
>  Queries ...). Providing XML-compatible attribute syntax and an
>  assigned namespace you could use inline styling in any dialect of
>  XML, without the need to introduce a |style|-like attribute. There
>  wouldn't be much cascading or stylesheets, though.
>
>  <html xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml"
>  xmlns:css="http://www.w3.org/2008/css"> <div css:float="left"
>  css:width="20em">
>
>  PS: Perhaps XML should have allowed multiple default namespaces,
>  where the author would have been responsible for making sure there
>  were no ambiguities or there would have been a rule for taking
>  precedence, but XML prefers clear distinction over human readability.
>

Wouldn’t it be simpler to just put the style attribute (and element?) in 
the XML namespace?
Received on Wednesday, 16 January 2008 10:59:11 GMT

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