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Re: [CSS4-UI] Fwd: Would be cool with support to use standard icons from the platform

From: Alex Danilo <alex@abbra.com>
Date: Wed, 28 Sep 2011 19:31:42 +1000
Message-Id: <US78SL.RZOO9BE0394@abbra.com>
To: www-style@w3.org

	Steps in this direction are already covered in SVG Tiny, see:


	where it's possible to select system colors for a graphic.
These reflect the user's O/S settings so can style the content according
to the user's desktop settings.

	This suggested feature aligns with that direction too so is
clearly worthy of more discussion.


--Original Message--:
>Forwarding to www-style for consideration/discussion. -t
>---------- Forwarded message ----------
>From: Tantek Çelik <tantek@cs.stanford.edu>
>Date: Thu, Sep 22, 2011 at 08:24
>Subject: Re: Would be cool with support to use standard icons from the platform
>This is a very interesting suggestion.
>Fred, could you resend it to the www-style mailing list:
>so that we can publicly archive it and follow-up there?
>Feel free to CC me as well.
>On Thu, Sep 22, 2011 at 06:25, Fred . <eldmannen@gmail.com> wrote:
>> All operating systems / desktop environments come with a set of standard icons.
>> Such as New, Open, Save, Save All, Print, Cut, Copy, Paste, Undo,
>> Redo, Search, Help, etc.
>> It would be cool if these icons were reachable from CSS.
>> Then web apps could use system icons, and it would be cross-platform
>> and have native look.
>> Example:
>> #save {appearance: button; icon: save}
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