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Re: Altering HTML attributes using CSS

From: François REMY <fremycompany_pub@yahoo.fr>
Date: Fri, 17 Aug 2012 20:43:28 +0200
Message-ID: <063AD7A145CC450AA24DD925374EC3AE@FREMYD2>
To: "Tab Atkins Jr." <jackalmage@gmail.com>, "Andy Davies" <dajdavies@gmail.com>
Cc: "www-style list" <www-style@w3.org>
|  Haha, you're ahead of me.  Either today or early next week I'm going
|  to propose something to the WebApps group that fantasai and I have
|  been brainstorming, for a way to apply attributes to HTML elements
|  using CSS syntax.
|  It won't actually be CSS, and it will be less dynamic in certain
|  important ways, but it should have the same convenience factor that
|  you talk about.

The idea looks very attractive :-)

Just to make sure I understood the concept: if an idea like this had existed 
before, it would probably have been used to set SVG attributes instead of 
the strange CSS/SVG hybrid we have now, right? 
Received on Friday, 17 August 2012 18:43:52 UTC

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