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Re: Why "color"

From: Daniel Glazman <daniel.glazman@disruptive-innovations.com>
Date: Thu, 19 Feb 2009 17:48:23 +0100
Message-ID: <499D8D57.4070803@disruptive-innovations.com>
To: Philip TAYLOR <P.Taylor@Rhul.Ac.Uk>
Cc: Adam Twardoch <list.adam@twardoch.com>, Philip TAYLOR <Philip-and-LeKhanh@Royal-Tunbridge-Wells.Org>, www-style@w3.org
Philip TAYLOR wrote:

> 2) Allow an optional LINK/REL record in both HTML and
> CSS which specifies the URL of a language file containing
> a sequence of ordered pairs; each ordered pair contains
> the canonical name (in <Am.E> )and the equivalent name in
> the user's preferred language.
> 
> If this idea were to be seriously considered, one could
> envisage that the W3C would create and host a number of such
> language files, one for each of the major languages in
> use on the web today.

Will never happen. For many excellent reasons.

But an important one is the following : if your l10n file can't be
loaded, you're stuck with html and css instances your browser
just cannot parse. Oops.

Let's go back to reality, please.

</Daniel>
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W3C CSS WG, Co-chair
Received on Thursday, 19 February 2009 16:49:06 GMT

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