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Re: CSS Regions considered harmful (was: [css-regions] issue 16858 redux)

From: Håkon Wium Lie <howcome@opera.com>
Date: Wed, 22 Jan 2014 21:42:17 +0100
Message-ID: <21216.11561.496961.196437@gargle.gargle.HOWL>
To: Alan Stearns <stearns@adobe.com>
Cc: "CSS WWW Style \(www-style\@w3.org\)" <www-style@w3.org>
Alan Stearns wrote:

 > >I have read your arguments. For me, the separation of style from
 > >structure one of the foundations CSS stands on. Probably THE
 > >foundation. So I don't think we should break that priciple, even if it
 > >seems convenient to do so.
 > I think that’s the crux of the issue. The rest of your points in the ala
 > article are a bit outdated

If so, I challenge you to write a compelling first example for the
specification that doesn't have any of the problmes I point out.

 > but that’s understandable when you dismiss the
 > whole spec on these principled grounds. I’m hoping the CSSWG can have a
 > good discussion next week about when separation of concerns MUST apply.
 > I’m fairly certain I understand your position, and I’ll make sure it’s
 > represented in the discussion.

Remember to get the approval of the HTML communities as well!


              Håkon Wium Lie                          CTO °þe®ª
howcome@opera.com                  http://people.opera.com/howcome
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