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Re: UI for CSS Media Queries and value-less features

From: Anne van Kesteren <annevk@opera.com>
Date: Tue, 09 Nov 2010 14:15:47 +0100
To: HÃ¥kon Wium Lie <howcome@opera.com>, "Daniel Glazman" <daniel.glazman@disruptive-innovations.com>
Cc: "www-style@w3.org" <www-style@w3.org>
Message-ID: <op.vlwm4lup64w2qv@anne-van-kesterens-macbook-pro.local>
On Tue, 09 Nov 2010 14:03:28 +0100, Daniel Glazman  
<daniel.glazman@disruptive-innovations.com> wrote:
> From my editor implementor's perspective, having features that accept
> a value AND can be value-less is a problem for content editors. Sorry
> to discover that so late, I needed an implementation in an editor to
> see it.

As you say the equivalent feature is min-color:1. Why do you need to be  
able to represent both in your editor? Some start tags can be written as  
<br>, <br/>, <br >, and <br />. Do you offer those options to users too?

>> And the spec is in CR.
>> Therefore, I would be reluctant to make changes at this stage.
> With my co-chair hat off and my AC hat on, I don't care about the
> spec's status. I want the spec to be good, consistent, implementable
> and authorable outside of vi and emacs. If that goal requires to go
> back to a lower stage on the REC track, so be it.

We decided not to go back to drop color-index, which is clearly a useless  
feature. This seems much less important.

Anne van Kesteren
Received on Tuesday, 9 November 2010 13:16:29 UTC

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