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Re: Property font-stretch doesn't exist : wider

From: Michael Davey <michael@cytringan.co.uk>
Date: Wed, 17 Oct 2007 09:16:24 +0100
Message-ID: <4715C4D8.6000800@cytringan.co.uk>
To: olivier Thereaux <ot@w3.org>
CC: www-validator-css@w3.org

Oliver,

Many thanks for the info, and especially the link to the in-dev validator..

olivier Thereaux wrote:
> CSS2.1 only includes properties that were implemented. In other words, 
> if font-stretch: wider is not in CSS2.1, there is not much point, 
> right now, in using it. I gather that the CSS Working Group (in charge 
> of CSS standardization) expects to bring it back, and have it properly 
> implemented, for CSS3.
>
>> If the former, it would be nice if the validator included a warning 
>> to say that the same is valid in 2.0 and 3.0
>
> Ta-da:
> http://qa-dev.w3.org:8001/css-validator/
> (still in development)
>
>> and give information about how to hint to browsers that one is using 
>> CSS 2.0 or CSS 3.0.
>
> Versioning in CSS is controversialů The CSS WG is preparing a document 
> explaining its vision of CSS as one whole, with different profiles, 
> not versions. I hope it will be made public very soon: when it does, 
> and if it can provide a number of clarifications, including what to do 
> with discrepancies between CSS1 and CSS2 core syntax, the CSS 
> validator will be updated to reflect this (as you can see on the 
> qa-dev instance)
>
> Regards,
Received on Wednesday, 17 October 2007 08:19:01 GMT

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