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Re: [css3-values] Physical length units

From: Matthew Wilcox <elvendil@gmail.com>
Date: Sun, 19 Feb 2012 17:49:03 +0000
Message-ID: <CAMCRKi+qQccHU6KLFowpRyL1a6Mn96Rk3acw39-A0+8D2qstpA@mail.gmail.com>
To: "Tab Atkins Jr." <jackalmage@gmail.com>
Cc: Boris Zbarsky <bzbarsky@mit.edu>, www-style@w3.org
I'm sure it has, and I don't expect anything to change with regard to
this - decisions have already been made and CSS has a history it's
going to maintain. I still don't like the result.

I don't see CSS development to be sustainable in the long term without
the ability to author to a specified version. These "we can't do that
because it breaks backward compatibility" things will eventually be
one of the main causes for replacement technologies.

I'm with Chris Epstein and co; CSS is the worst aspect of the web
medium: http://infrequently.org/2012/02/misdirection/

>
> You should really go read the debates from when this was formally
> decided.  I'm pretty sure we exhausted the state-space of questions
> and objections.  Literally everything you've said, at least, has been
> said before, and already answered or argued against.
>
> ~TJ
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