Re: Summary (was: Proposed ::last-line and ::last-letter selectors)

You are not even offering it, how do you now it's user base is narrow?

On 8/15/06, Daniel Glazman <> wrote:
> 1. CSS WG members, who are true maniacs and collect newspapers, books,
>     restaurant menus and dozens of other print materials all around
>     the world (I am _not_ kidding) have almost never seen need for those
>     pseudos.
> 2. the implementation cost of these pseudos is very expensive.
> 3. the specification cost of how these pseudos really work - and I
>     remind you that something that _looks_ simple like the ::first-letter
>     pseudo is in fact very complex and the CSS WG spent incredible
>     amounts of time on it - is very expensive too.
> So: extremely narrow user base, high cost and complexity.
> Conclusion: rejected.
> Is that clearer ?-)
> </Daniel>

Andrés Delfino

Received on Tuesday, 15 August 2006 21:25:43 UTC