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Re: Ideas for the ACSS module of CSS3

From: Sean Palmer <wapdesign@wapdesign.org.uk>
Date: Fri, 13 Oct 2000 15:54:57 +0100
Message-ID: <002501c03525$a4864960$18e793c3@z5n9x1>
To: "Robin Berjon" <robin@knowscape.com>
Cc: <www-style@w3.org>
> >An "else" descriptor
> >A kind of alternative attribute but for CSS. Allows UAs that don't
support a
> >specific CSS property to take on an alternative:
> >p { color: #803050, else(volume: 120%;); }
> I really like that one, but wouldn't it be better called fallback to match
> XSLt ?
Excuse me? I'm not sure I understand what you are saying there! Could you
re-iterate your coments please...
Anyway, as Mr. Hickson pointed out, it's probably a bad idea anyway. Maybe
if I thought of a beter example...
Ah! p { color: #803050, else(color: #303030;); } for black-and-white
Hang on, that's a bit crud as well...
img { border: 1px black, else(border: 0;); } for imageless browsers, and you
don't want a border round the placeholder. Come on someone, think of a
decent example for me!

> -- robin b.
> Forty two.
Ah, Hitch Hiker's Guide?

Kindest Regards,
Sean B. Palmer
President and Founder
WAP Tech Info - http://www.waptechinfo.com/
Received on Friday, 13 October 2000 10:56:27 UTC

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