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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  


> 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.

David Dorward
Received on Tuesday, 13 May 2008 09:05:55 UTC

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