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Re: Discussing possibilities of a 'CSS-ignore' rule.

From: Tab Atkins Jr. <jackalmage@gmail.com>
Date: Sun, 23 Sep 2012 20:28:25 -0700
Message-ID: <CAAWBYDDa=Hv+=Cd0hBnavdR-Z3eZGEFieVsJ+8kM5MUuGbTpSg@mail.gmail.com>
To: Ketan Singh <singh.ketan7@gmail.com>
Cc: Fran├žois REMY <fremycompany_pub@yahoo.fr>, www-style@w3.org
On Sun, Sep 23, 2012 at 6:39 PM, Ketan Singh <singh.ketan7@gmail.com> wrote:
>> That's not what you're asking for.  You're asking for the ability to
>> say that one set of stylesheets applies to your element and its
>> descendants, while another set doesn't.  That's not something you can
>> handle with a CSS property - it's a layering violation.
>
> Nope. I meant exactly what I've written. I'm not talking about the ability
> to 'selective ignore'  stylesheets. I'm talking about an ability to
> 'collectively ignore'  all the styling of a 'certain type' for a set of
> selected elements. By 'certain type' I mean any one or a combination of
> internal, inline and external 'types'.
>
> E.g. I should have the ability to completely get rid any styling done by ANY
> external sheet for a certain set of selected elements, without having to
> manipulate those external style sheets, if i define 'INTERNALLY" something
> like
> .my_image .no-style {
>      css-ignore:external;
> }

That's exactly what I just said.  And, like I just said, this is being
solved properly with other solutions right now.  Properties are the
wrong tool to use to control these things.

~TJ
Received on Monday, 24 September 2012 03:29:12 GMT

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