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Re: [css3-namespace] url() syntax

From: Anne van Kesteren <annevk@opera.com>
Date: Sun, 10 Feb 2008 22:58:43 +0100
To: "Christof Hoeke" <csad7@t-online.de>, www-style@w3.org
Message-ID: <op.t6bwdlao64w2qv@annevk-t60.oslo.opera.com>

On Sun, 10 Feb 2008 21:46:43 +0100, Christof Hoeke <csad7@t-online.de>  
> I did not find the discussion why URI is allowed for declararing the  
> namespaceURI now. It seems rather odd to use an url(...) syntax and on  
> the other hand say that this is not an URI really but used as a string.

Given that people associate namespaces with URIs, it's not that bad.

> I guess this is a bit odd in the namespace specification too but would  
> it not be better to allow a STRING in CSS only as it was considered some  
> time?

That would break most @namespace usage out there and has little benefit.

Anne van Kesteren
Received on Sunday, 10 February 2008 21:54:49 UTC

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