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Re: Standards growth and complexity

From: Zack Weinberg <zackw@panix.com>
Date: Mon, 18 May 2015 11:52:20 -0400
Message-ID: <CAKCAbMh7OYN0SVX9OrrxgL47F_03YO_kX_7TKp6zunmJ8_hQZQ@mail.gmail.com>
To: Jens Oliver Meiert <jens@meiert.com>
Cc: W3C WWW Style <www-style@w3.org>
I understand where you are coming from with this, but I believe that
everything I wrote at
https://www.owlfolio.org/research/radical-simplification-will-not-save-the-world/
applies equally to this as to security.

On Mon, May 18, 2015 at 10:53 AM, Jens Oliver Meiert <jens@meiert.com> wrote:
> A few concerns about the growth of CSS &c.:
> http://meiert.com/en/blog/20150518/fing-up-standards/.
>
> Personally I’ve been concerned about this for some time—from my view
> common HTML and CSS code gets worse by the hour, with problems
> typically being addressed by what caused them in the first place: new
> features. (This is a generalization, but you get my drift.)
>
> However, this is solely meant to keep the topic alive.
>
> (Also shared with two other groups, posted separately to honor group
> preferences.)
>
> --
> Jens Oliver Meiert
> http://meiert.com/en/
>
> ✎ The Little Book of HTML/CSS Frameworks: http://meiert.com/frameworks
>
Received on Monday, 18 May 2015 15:52:43 UTC

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