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Re: Re[29]: css with attribues [hardware]

From: Brad Kemper <brkemper@comcast.net>
Date: Wed, 23 Jan 2008 09:15:58 -0800
Message-Id: <98DCFDAE-8129-4AE0-BCEE-63DE1515E2F8@comcast.net>
Cc: www-style@w3.org
To: Dmitry Turin <sql4-en@narod.ru>

On Jan 22, 2008, at 10:25 PM, Dmitry Turin wrote:

> Brad,
> DD>>> Your proposal would allow them to appear in the stylesheet.
> DT>> Yes, any technology allows author to harm himself.
> BK> Unfortunately, there is an undercurrent of opinion on this
> BK> list (or perhaps even a theme of the CSSWG) that authors must be
> BK> protected from themselves, and that the Web must be protected from
> BK> authors.
> :) I know and periodically forget about this.
> BK> There is a
> BK> surprising lack of the idea of "empowering authors", or "letting
> BK> authors be responsible for the consequences of their work", or of
> BK> giving designers the creative freedom to do a good or bad job
> BK> based on their own skill and craftsmanship.
> What point are you keep: to give freedom or to not give ?

Give. Let the authors be responsible for their actions, same as in  
any other media. Some authors will show good craftsmanship, and  
others will show bad. That is how it should be.
Received on Wednesday, 23 January 2008 17:16:13 UTC

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