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Re: [csswg-drafts] [css-page] <page-size> Keywords

From: Christoph Päper via GitHub <sysbot+gh@w3.org>
Date: Thu, 07 Sep 2017 09:17:26 +0000
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I always considered CSS to be driven by specifications not by implementations, i.e. W3C invents something, then asks vendors to implement it and if they don't, drops it.

My general experience with asking vendors to implement something that is consistent with a standard but goes beyond its actual prose has been that they simply reject it because it is not required or recommended by the standard. 

Standardization *can be* the act of documenting and harmonizing common practices to ensure interoperability, but this descriptive approach usually doesn't work well for web standards (although it has to be done like that frequently).

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