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Re: Status of CSS3 Generated Content Module

From: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
Date: Wed, 15 Aug 2012 17:51:02 +0000 (UTC)
To: Elliott Sprehn <esprehn@gmail.com>
cc: www-style list <www-style@w3.org>
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.64.1208151750140.31973@ps20323.dreamhostps.com>
On Tue, 14 Aug 2012, Elliott Sprehn wrote:
>
> The CSS3 generated content module [1] hasn't been updated in what 
> appears to be nearly 10 years. It contains a much more sophisticated 
> version of generated content that as far as I can tell no one ever 
> implemented [2].
> 
> Should anyone be trying to implement this stuff? Should it be considered 
> abandoned? If not can get a get a big red banner saying that the spec is 
> dead?
> 
> [1] http://www.w3.org/TR/css3-content/
> [2] Opera does seem to allow content to replace the inside of a random
> element, but not nesting and such.

About a decade ago I said I probably wouldn't get back to it before 2018 
or so unless someone else got to it first. I don't know what the state of 
the spec is in the working group.

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