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Re: Feature queries

From: Boris Zbarsky <bzbarsky@MIT.EDU>
Date: Fri, 11 Dec 2009 01:33:39 -0800
Message-ID: <4B2211F3.5010505@mit.edu>
To: Andrey Mikhalev <amikhal@abisoft.spb.ru>
CC: www-style@w3.org
On 12/10/09 4:44 AM, Andrey Mikhalev wrote:
> don't understand.
> syntax is the same. change of at-keyword cannot make syntax better.

If @media is used, then extra syntax is needed to disambiguate the new 
thing from media queries.  You end up with an extra level of parenthesis 
nesting, etc.

>> You're right that it would allow @import to be conditioned on this
>> stuff; is that a highly desirable property?
> you think it worth to load e.g. 1OOK of animated 3d transforms for 1K
> document in phone UA over 10K link - before rejecting whole thing? ;)

Maybe, if no one will in fact send 100K of 3d transforms with a 1K 
document.  I understand what the use cases are for conditioning @import 
on this; I'm asking whether there are serious plans to make use of such 
feature testing.

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