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Re: CSS priorities

From: Jens O. Meiert <jens@meiert.com>
Date: Tue, 21 Jan 2014 23:09:27 -0300
Message-ID: <CAJ0g8QQOMJSw=Zhsqvv7i92TsbMTqM_CKue55K86P46_ujTnDQ@mail.gmail.com>
To: liam@w3.org
Cc: W3C WWW Style <www-style@w3.org>
(Okay, lost this bet. Kept this in my drafts for too long. Sending
now, responding to Tab’s latest later :)

> The push for features is coming because people are suddenly using the
> "open web platform" for general-purpose computing, for all sorts of new
> applications and for older applications (such as making printed books)
> that weren't previously being done using Web tools and technologies so
> much.

While I understand that we want to give them more quicker, where is
the push coming from to topple over our own feet? I mean, I have Tab
on record somewhere acknowledging that he doesn’t even know all of
CSS. Not that that’s the expectation, but if we here don’t even know
what we’re dealing with, then who is? Shouldn’t there be some urge to
self-preserve? What may just happen one day is that CSS grew into such
a beast that we need CSS Light, or, worse, something else entirely.

(Maybe more of a burst of additional thoughts than a good response, Liam ;)

Jens O. Meiert
Received on Wednesday, 22 January 2014 02:10:14 UTC

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