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Re[25]: css with attribues [hardware]

From: Dmitry Turin <sql4-en@narod.ru>
Date: Mon, 21 Jan 2008 00:28:32 +0300
Message-ID: <17226222360.20080121002832@narod.ru>
To: www-style@w3.org

David,

>>>> DD> A new tag doesn't require any user agents to rewrite their
>>>> DD> entire parse engine to mix in data from multiple souce.
>>>> Since engine support JS, it is 'trigger' engine, isn't it ?
>> DD> Not all user agents support JS
>> UAs, not supporting JS [they are not browsers, not realtime UAs :) ],
DD> Lynx is a browser. Lynx does not support JavaScript.

It cover very little part of population.
To my mind, it's anachronism.

>> should download css before parsing html.
DD> Why?

To get benefit of proposal.

>>>> DD> The reduction you say will be achieved
>>>> DD> will be so small as to not be worthwhile.
>>>> Many properties are used extremely seldom;
>>>> and many properties, proposed to standardizations,
>>>> will be used extremely seldom,
>>>> but manufactorer of browsers spend efforts to implement them.
>> DD> For example? In my experience, the seldom used features are those
>> DD> which browser vendors tend not to implement.
>> Different items (independently of their nature)
>> have different frequency.
>> Seldom used properties is only right part of frequency diagram.
>> Vendors do not carry responsibility for this nature.
DD> You still haven't provided any examples.

I have no statistics.
But my experience, and experience of all people, which i know,
confirm, that curve of distribution is so.

>>>> Nothing disturb author to write in previous manner.
>> DD> Initial authors perhaps, but not maintainers who have to find out
>> DD> where the previous author decided to put the information.
DD> URIs that are being linked to,

These are places with unique information -
they will remain in htm-file.

DD> This would include expansions of acronyms,
DD> language the document is written in

  If acronym are in several places of document,
it's reasonable to put its expansion into css.
  If language are the same for several documents,
it's reasonable to put it into css.


Dmitry Turin
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