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Re: [cssom] Drop support for alternative stylesheets?

From: Tab Atkins Jr. <jackalmage@gmail.com>
Date: Thu, 29 Aug 2013 13:59:59 -0700
Message-ID: <CAAWBYDBMg3FT8e9WSz0x-+qHjy1xWJV7YjDa+0LQ8gnU9ZR6ug@mail.gmail.com>
To: Zack Weinberg <zackw@panix.com>
Cc: Felix Miata <mrmazda@earthlink.net>, www-style list <www-style@w3.org>
On Thu, Aug 29, 2013 at 1:58 PM, Zack Weinberg <zackw@panix.com> wrote:
> On Thu, Aug 29, 2013 at 3:40 PM, Tab Atkins Jr. <jackalmage@gmail.com> wrote:
>>
>> Okay, so the difficulty is entirely on your end, not anything
>> intrinsic to the platform; you refuse to learn what minimal amount of
>> JS is required to work around the lack.  That's not really a problem
>> we need to worry about, since web development includes JS as a matter
>> of course, and has for over a decade.
>
> Tab, it is possible to disagree with people without being this rude
> about it.  Simon asked a question, Felix provided an answer, and you
> jumped all over Felix.  Whether or not this is what you actually
> believe, you are giving the impression that (a) your mind is made up
> and cannot be changed, and (b) nobody should even *try* to argue with
> you.

To be fair, Felix opened with a personal attack on me, impugning my
motives for supporting the change.

But you're right, I was rude and it wasn't called for.  I could have
expressed the sentiment in a kinder way.

~TJ
Received on Thursday, 29 August 2013 21:00:45 UTC

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