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Re: [cssom] Drop support for alternative stylesheets?

From: Tab Atkins Jr. <jackalmage@gmail.com>
Date: Thu, 29 Aug 2013 09:59:59 -0700
Message-ID: <CAAWBYDDZewobVkRsq21MwtCDraEYYHtFKr33LVu4KbaNN26Ysg@mail.gmail.com>
To: Felix Miata <mrmazda@earthlink.net>
Cc: www-style list <www-style@w3.org>
On Thu, Aug 29, 2013 at 8:32 AM, Felix Miata <mrmazda@earthlink.net> wrote:
> On 2013-08-29 11:11 (GMT-0400) Tab Atkins Jr. composed:
>> its lack can be worked around with relative ease
>
> In my case, there is no ease, if a workaround exists at all. The pages WAD
> now in browsers that support the function, and won't if all are reduced to
> lowest common denominator.

As Zack said, it would be helpful to have examples of what, precisely,
you can't work around.  Lots of sites do "alternative stylesheets"
manually, with a bit of JS.  I'm not sure I understand what part of
the feature is difficult to reproduce on your own.

>> Anyway, I agree with this change.
>
> A not unexpected response from someone whose job is a browser that does not
> support the function.

Let's not stoop to (grossly misinformed) personal attacks, please.

~TJ
Received on Thursday, 29 August 2013 17:00:47 UTC

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