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Re: [css-psuedo] #alt-property was quietly removed. why?

From: James Craig <jcraig@apple.com>
Date: Mon, 12 Jan 2015 12:52:26 -0800
Cc: www-style list <www-style@w3.org>, Alan Stearns <stearns@adobe.com>, "Tab Atkins Jr." <jackalmage@gmail.com>
Message-Id: <4D9980F3-DC0E-4988-8AB8-0BF5177EBE03@apple.com>
To: Dave Cramer <dauwhe@gmail.com>
> On Jan 12, 2015, at 12:41 PM, Dave Cramer <dauwhe@gmail.com> wrote:
> 
> On Mon, Jan 12, 2015 at 3:34 PM, James Craig <jcraig@apple.com> wrote:
>> I noticed the #alt-property was removed quietly sometime in the last couple months. Can someone point me to the reason why? There was ongoing discussion through mid-November in the following two threads, but nothing I can see definitively that would warrant removal. Are there any other places I should look for the reasoning?
> 
> It was moved to the Generated Content spec:
> 
> http://dev.w3.org/csswg/css-content/#alt-property

Great. Thanks. Could I request one editorial change?

> .new::before { 
>   content: url(./img/star.png);
>   alt: "New!"; 
> }

Add a comment:

  alt: "New!"; /* or a lcoalized attribute from the DOM: attr("data-alt") */

Thanks,
James
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