Re: [css3-conditional] feature queries

On Tue, Jun 14, 2011 at 12:46 AM, Alan Gresley <> wrote:
> On 14/06/2011 12:25 PM, L. David Baron wrote:
>> I actually think this requirement is good; I think testing for a
>> property-value pair rather than just a property is likely to be the
>> right level of feature detection.  I could be wrong, though.
> After seeing many comments from authors here and in other mailing list over
> many years, the overwhelming consensuses is to query the support of just the
> property.

That would make it impossible to test if a property was changed to
accept a new kind of value.  That seems extremely unfortunate.  It
also increases the probability of lying - experience has shown that
the less specific the query is, the more likely it will be degraded by


Received on Tuesday, 14 June 2011 16:51:32 UTC