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Re: [css21] @import parsing

From: Anne van Kesteren <annevk@opera.com>
Date: Thu, 05 Feb 2009 10:45:00 +0100
To: "L. David Baron" <dbaron@dbaron.org>, www-style@w3.org
Message-ID: <op.uovhdazt64w2qv@annevk-t60.oslo.opera.com>

On Wed, 04 Feb 2009 22:55:18 +0100, L. David Baron <dbaron@dbaron.org>  
wrote:
> On Wednesday 2009-02-04 13:43 -0800, Peter Linss wrote:
>> Agreed. Perhaps the text should read: "after any well-formed statement",
>> or simply "after any statement".
>
> I'm a little uncomfortable with ignoring @import after an unknown
> @-rule.  That would mean we couldn't extend CSS with new @-rules
> that belong before @import.  (For example, an @base rule to set the
> base URL, like html:base or xml:base.)

I think it does not really matter either way. Introducing e.g @base would  
break things regardless. In fact, if the @import is not dropped it might  
very well lead to a bunch of 404s in legacy clients.


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Anne van Kesteren
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