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Re: practicality of user styleshseets

From: Tab Atkins Jr. <jackalmage@gmail.com>
Date: Thu, 14 Oct 2010 11:31:50 -0700
Message-ID: <AANLkTi=Vhaeemr5RW=1+AFm+7z2bfRBQtG7OSx0ek=N0@mail.gmail.com>
To: Boris Zbarsky <bzbarsky@mit.edu>
Cc: Felix Miata <mrmazda@earthlink.net>, www-style@w3.org
On Thu, Oct 14, 2010 at 11:30 AM, Boris Zbarsky <bzbarsky@mit.edu> wrote:
> On 10/14/10 1:51 PM, Tab Atkins Jr. wrote:
>>>
>>> It causes tools like Mozilla's Dom Inspector to show every rule on one
>>> line,
>>> a major impediment for any user attempting to isolate an offending rule
>>> that
>>> needs a compensating !important override. Even when viewed in an editor
>>> or
>>> viewer that wraps the long line, the lack of whitespace makes navigating
>>> and
>>> understanding the rulesets difficult.
>>
>> A tool with this behavior is broken.  File a bug against Mozilla to
>> fix it.
>
> Fix what?

Whatever he thinks is broken.  ^_^

> For every rule, DOM Inspector reports the url of the stylesheet the rule
> came from and the line number that the rule started on in that stylesheet.
>  Felix seems to be complaining that if the stylesheet has no newlines then
> this information is clearly insufficient to actually find the rule in the
> stylesheet, which is of course true.  Then again, I'm not sure why he needs
> find the rule in the stylesheet...

Right.

~TJ
Received on Thursday, 14 October 2010 18:32:42 GMT

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