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Re: jigsaw report should indicate profile used

From: Yves Lafon <ylafon@w3.org>
Date: Wed, 15 Mar 2006 14:32:44 +0100 (MET)
To: Bjoern Hoehrmann <derhoermi@gmx.net>
cc: ve3ll@rac.ca, www-validator-css@w3.org
Message-ID: <Pine.GSO.4.64.0603151431410.24515@gnenaghyn.vaevn.se>

On Wed, 15 Mar 2006, Bjoern Hoehrmann wrote:

> * ve3ll@rac.ca wrote:
>> For full disclosure,the report generated by jigsaw should indicate
>> the profile used.  i was unaware that the default was set to 2.0
>> and after the report indicated a property setting that was invalid
>> i reported it to someone who has written a tutorial on CSS usage
>> the link to it was found on w3.org style pages.....

Note that the SOAP 1.2 output has that information.
Ex:       <m:csslevel>css2</m:csslevel>

>> And finally maybe the time has come to make 2.1 the default...
>> most browsers are close to implementing this level..... --
> Note that this would mark style sheets that use CSS 2.0 features not
> included in CSS 2.1 as invalid. That's not such a good idea. What people
> suggested instead is to discuss in more detail in the result which CSS
> versions a style sheet conforms to and which it does not conform to.

Hum, how about (re)starting the debate about CSS and version information?

Yves Lafon - W3C
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Received on Wednesday, 15 March 2006 13:33:34 UTC

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