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Re: Proposed changes in warning handling in the CSS validator

From: David Dorward <david@dorward.me.uk>
Date: Wed, 13 Dec 2006 12:36:38 +0000
To: CSS validator list <www-validator-css@w3.org>
Message-ID: <20061213123637.GC20707@us-lot.org>

On Wed, Dec 13, 2006 at 09:26:20PM +0900, olivier Thereaux wrote:
> Oh, good point, I forgot to mention that the no-color and no- 
> background color are tentatively reworded.

Much better.

> For some insight on how many people think about the warnings, see:
> http://sonspring.com/journal/css-validator-nonsense
> (especially the comments)

They seem to do a decent job of covering the spectrum.
> One of the comment basically argues that "the tool should either be  
> smarter (about cascading, about contrast), or shut up".

The problem is that it isn't possible to be entirely smart about
cascading when user stylesheets come into play. 

David Dorward                                      http://dorward.me.uk
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