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[CSS4-UI] Fwd: Would be cool with support to use standard icons from the platform

From: Tantek Çelik <tantek@cs.stanford.edu>
Date: Tue, 27 Sep 2011 10:27:06 -0700
Message-ID: <CAOACb=+qwnz+SBtwJYRzx7aAD-C+NeC+yJZ7Ke=GcGViaERe-g@mail.gmail.com>
To: www-style@w3.org
Forwarding to www-style for consideration/discussion. -t

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From: Tantek Çelik <tantek@cs.stanford.edu>
Date: Thu, Sep 22, 2011 at 08:24
Subject: Re: Would be cool with support to use standard icons from the platform

This is a very interesting suggestion.

Fred, could you resend it to the www-style mailing list:

www-style@w3.org

so that we can publicly archive it and follow-up there?

Feel free to CC me as well.

Thanks!

Tantek

On Thu, Sep 22, 2011 at 06:25, Fred . <eldmannen@gmail.com> wrote:
> All operating systems / desktop environments come with a set of standard icons.
> Such as New, Open, Save, Save All, Print, Cut, Copy, Paste, Undo,
> Redo, Search, Help, etc.
>
> It would be cool if these icons were reachable from CSS.
> Then web apps could use system icons, and it would be cross-platform
> and have native look.
>
> Example:
> #save {appearance: button; icon: save}
>
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