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Re: Reclassification request

From: David Dorward <david@dorward.me.uk>
Date: Tue, 13 May 2008 10:04:55 +0100
To: Dave Rado <dave.rado@mvps.org>
Message-Id: <14E99C83-DD10-4286-A7AD-CFD1C0FFC3C0@dorward.me.uk>
Cc: <www-validator-css@w3.org>

On 12 May 2008, at 17:40, Dave Rado wrote:
> Please could you reclassify overflow-y as a "warning" rather than  
> classifying it as an error? As you point out in your own "error"  
> message, it is valid CSS3.

... but not valid CSS 2.1

If you want to use  CSS 3, why not tell the validator to use the CSS 3  
profile?

http://jigsaw.w3.org/css-validator/validator?text=c{overflow-y 
%3Aauto}&profile=css3

> Furthermore, with the sole exception of Opera, all modern browsers  
> have supported it for several version (IE has supported it since  
> version 5.0), and those browsers that don't support it simply ignore  
> it, so it doesn't cause them any problems. It should really have  
> been handled via an addendum for CSS2

That would be something to take up with the CSS Working Group rather  
then the people who work on QA tools.

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David Dorward
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