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Re: [css3-namespace] Last call comments from XHTML2 WG

From: L. David Baron <dbaron@dbaron.org>
Date: Fri, 28 Mar 2008 10:44:05 -0700
To: Steven Pemberton <steven.pemberton@cwi.nl>
Cc: Bjoern Hoehrmann <derhoermi@gmx.net>, www-style@w3.org, Forms WG <public-forms@w3.org>, XHTML WG <public-xhtml2@w3.org>
Message-ID: <20080328174405.GB19069@ridley.dbaron.org>

On Friday 2008-03-28 17:11 +0100, Steven Pemberton wrote:
> A note pointing out that default namespaces alter the way that type 
> selectors work compared with earlier versions of CSS, and if you want to 
> avoid that you should always use explicit qualified names would do the 
> trick.

But using explicit qualified names is a *really* bad idea, since it
makes the style sheet depend on specific namespace prefixes being
used in the document.  We really shouldn't suggest doing that.


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