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Re: text-decoration-skip-ink auto should continue past behavior - 30+ years of underline behavior changed by latest CSS draft

From: Tadeus Prastowo <tadeus.prastowo@unitn.it>
Date: Wed, 21 Feb 2018 18:58:08 +0100
Message-ID: <CAN-HRFZogrb0ioQpRswDtUC_Hb93GpK6h0QSahqc3GsWvs0UPg@mail.gmail.com>
To: "Myles C. Maxfield" <mmaxfield@apple.com>, OwN-3m-All <own3mall@gmail.com>
Cc: www-style@w3.org
On Wed, Feb 21, 2018 at 6:43 PM, Myles C. Maxfield <mmaxfield@apple.com> wrote:
>> On Feb 21, 2018, at 9:34 AM, OwN-3m-All <own3mall@gmail.com> wrote:


>>> It isn’t forced on you.
>> Yes, it is.  The way text-decoration works has been changed, and now
>> to get it to behave the old STANDARD way, I have to add a CSS style.
>> Are you kidding me?  If you want to rewrite the way underlining works,
>> you should have to be the one to add your CSS override.  This change
>> breaks the way it worked before causing people who care (like me) to
>> have to revisit ALL WEBPAGES and add CSS rules to make sure they
>> display the old way.
> User-stylesheets are a way for users to modify every webpage on the web without creating a detriment to any other user. I suggest you use them (or a browser which supports them, like Safari).

@Myles: then you admit that it is being forced on everyone since now
those who like to have the old behavior have to do something to get
the old behavior back, no?

@OwN-3m-All: as Chris Lilley wrote in the other e-mail, it is best to
present a technical argument for the merit of the old behavior since
otherwise your argument is just due to kind of culture shock that
everyone will get accustomed to after sometime.

Best regards,
Received on Thursday, 22 February 2018 01:45:34 UTC

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