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Re: Making alternate stylesheets more useful + site selectors

From: Boris Zbarsky <bzbarsky@MIT.EDU>
Date: Fri, 21 Jan 2011 11:53:37 -0500
Message-ID: <4D39BA11.7000109@mit.edu>
To: "Shropshire, Andrew A" <shropshire@att.com>
CC: "www-style@w3.org" <www-style@w3.org>
On 1/21/11 11:45 AM, Shropshire, Andrew A wrote:
> Thanks Boris for the idea.  http://www.alistapart.com/articles/alternate/
> This link describes it.  It looks very complicated.

That's because they're trying to create something that works in all 
browsers, etc, and assuming all they have to work with are the old DOM 

See http://hixie.ch/specs/css/dom/altss/altss for a spec proposal for 
making all this much simpler.  Gecko has implemented this for years; I 
believe so has Webkit.  It's too bad it never got standardized...

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