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Re: The CSS Problem

From: Liam R E Quin <liam@w3.org>
Date: Mon, 12 Nov 2012 17:18:00 -0500
To: "Jens O. Meiert" <jens@meiert.com>
Cc: www-style@w3.org
Message-ID: <1352758680.12326.25.camel@localhost.localdomain>
On Mon, 2012-11-12 at 13:32 -0800, Jens O. Meiert wrote:
> A comment, I think CSS is growing too large while CSS 2 itself has not
> nearly been understood. Though I’ve thought about this for a while I
> focused on brevity when writing
> <http://meiert.com/en/blog/20121112/the-css-problem/>.
> I’m only sending this to this list as the post includes criticism on
> the growth rate of CSS, a point I’ve never seen (though possibly
> overlooked) being made here.

You don't suggest an alternative.

Right now the alternative to CSS growing rapidly seems to be lots of
vendor-specific properties getting added incompatibly.


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