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Re: [css-om][css3-conditional] spaces, newlines and rule serialization

From: Tab Atkins Jr. <jackalmage@gmail.com>
Date: Wed, 25 Jul 2012 14:38:57 -0700
Message-ID: <CAAWBYDB-vsPK==w33t-wJzE=uvb_aK7dxoOgr5kbJtqdo8tMRg@mail.gmail.com>
To: Glenn Adams <glenn@skynav.com>
Cc: Florian Rivoal <florianr@opera.com>, www-style@w3.org
On Wed, Jul 25, 2012 at 2:29 PM, Glenn Adams <glenn@skynav.com> wrote:
>
> On Wed, Jul 25, 2012 at 2:53 PM, Tab Atkins Jr. <jackalmage@gmail.com>
> wrote:
>>
>> On Wed, Jul 25, 2012 at 1:46 PM, Glenn Adams <glenn@skynav.com> wrote:
>> > Unless *all* major browsers produce exactly the same behavior, my
>> > position
>> > is that we can change to a more rational, standard behavior. Let's
>> > determine
>> > if there is universal agreement on behavior yet before adopting a
>> > position.
>>
>> This is incorrect.  Major agreement should be followed unless it's
>> insane.  We only get freedom to change things arbitrarily when all
>> browsers have unique and different behavior, and even then we should
>> favor choosing the behavior of one of the browsers if possible.
>
> That's one position. In any case, we will eventually arrive at a consensus
> on how to resolve these differences.

You can expect me to object to changes that gratuitously go against
reality, just because there wasn't perfect consensus.

~TJ
Received on Wednesday, 25 July 2012 21:39:45 GMT

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