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Re: Feature queries

From: Zack Weinberg <zweinberg@mozilla.com>
Date: Thu, 10 Dec 2009 09:22:11 -0800
To: Andrey Mikhalev <amikhal@abisoft.spb.ru>
Cc: Brad Kemper <brad.kemper@gmail.com>, Bert Bos <bert@w3.org>, www-style@w3.org
Message-ID: <20091210092211.65b285f7@trurl>
Andrey Mikhalev <amikhal@abisoft.spb.ru> wrote:

> On Thu, 10 Dec 2009, Brad Kemper wrote:
> 
> > I don't think @else is needed, because it can just be everything
> > outside of the braces. @else-if _could_ be a shorthand of a query
> > with a 
> >"not" that repeated the things already queried for, but isn't
> >strictly necessary as long as there is "not".
> 
> NB: even if "@else is needed", it cannot be part of css language.
> see 2.4 CSS design principles.
> defaults cannot be provided within unrecognized extension,
> on vendor-specific test.

If the design principles prevent us from adding a feature that Web devs
desperately need, then the design principles are wrong.

zw
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