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Re: [css-cascade-4][css3-ui] naming collision: the "default" value

From: Daniel Tan <lists@novalistic.com>
Date: Thu, 23 Apr 2015 14:33:55 +0800
Message-ID: <55389253.50803@novalistic.com>
To: Brad Kemper <brad.kemper@gmail.com>
CC: www-style list <www-style@w3.org>
On 4/23/2015 10:23 AM, Brad Kemper wrote:
> 'ua-default' seems too jargony to me. I suspect there is a huge percentage of authors writing CSS that don't know what 'ua' stands for, or even what a "user agent" is.

Unfortunately (?!) I can't claim to be one of those authors. The term 
"ua-default" makes perfect sense to me. Maybe we could take this 
opportunity to educate authors on the terminology used in the 

The next best alternative would be "browser-default", but the word 
"browser" alone takes up just as many bytes as "default". Ew.

Daniel Tan
Received on Thursday, 23 April 2015 06:34:18 UTC

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