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Re: W3C Valid CSS Logo(s)

From: olivier Thereaux <ot@w3.org>
Date: Thu, 21 Sep 2006 10:51:47 +0900
Message-Id: <C1F0F4E1-C404-454E-9025-B9A69AD7F34A@w3.org>
Cc: www-validator-css@w3.org
To: Woody Brown <andthynownself@yahoo.com>

Dear woody,

Let me try and give a reasonably concise answer to your good  
questions and concerns regarding the CSS "valid" icons.

For a long time there was only a "valid CSS" icon, and not one icon  
per level/version of CSS. I am not familiar with the historical  
reasons behind this. I however suspect that since (unlike markup  
languages) a CSS stylesheet can perfectly be valida CSS 1 through 3,  
there was no need for differentiation. A recent rework of the icons  
have indeed seen version-specific icons.

As you have noticed, the new set of icons also come in hues of blue -  
giving those who don't like the old "gold" colors a choice. These  
icons are official, but have not yet been publicized. The new set of  
icons come in SVG, too, as well as the usual gif and png. No CSS-only  
logo for a number of reasons, including, if my memory is correct, the  
fact we have not yet found a reasonably good way of keeping the look  
of the W3C logo close enough to its actual design.

I hope this answers your questions.

Received on Thursday, 21 September 2006 01:51:55 UTC

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