Re: ISSUE-41/ACTION-97 decentralized-extensibility

Anne van Kesteren On 09-10-19 13.57:

> On Mon, 19 Oct 2009 13:50:36 +0200, Leif Halvard Silli  
> <xn--mlform-iua@må> wrote:
>> Perhaps, as one of the editors of Namespaces in CSS[1], you are also  
>> able to tell us that namespaces have some advantages?
>> [1]
> I haven't seen a need for @namespace at all really, besides user agent  
> style sheets and perhaps the somewhat normative style sheets in the HTML5  
> specification.

Cool to hear that it fullfils a need!

> As far as I'm concerned CSS would have been much better off  
> without support for namespaces. (I fixed the specification mostly because  
> it is a somewhat legacy thing for which it seemed easier to get  
> interoperability than remove support for it entirely everywhere. In  
> retrospect this may have been a bad choice, but you have to pick your  
> battles.

leif halvard silli

Received on Monday, 19 October 2009 13:25:40 UTC