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CSS 2.1

From: Chris Lilley <chris@w3.org>
Date: Tue, 8 Nov 2005 19:43:03 +0100
Message-ID: <953926031.20051108194303@w3.org>
To: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
Cc: www-svg@w3.org

On Tuesday, November 8, 2005, 7:36:36 PM, Ian wrote:

IH> On Tue, 8 Nov 2005, Chris Lilley wrote:
>> As you are aware, CSS 2.1 removes items that the XSL and SVG 
>> specifications depend on, on the grounds that the HTML+CSS 
>> implementations do not use them. This makes referring to CSS 2.1 
>> problematic, and the applicability of CSS 2.1 unclear.

IH> Just in the interests of accuracy, it should be noted that the
IH> grounds for removing the features was the lack of demonstrable
IH> high-quality interoperability and the lack of tests, not anything to
IH> do with HTML.

This should probably be discussed on www-style instead, but also in the
interests of accuracy, there is a lack of tests for a number of items
that are still in CSS 2.1, and interoperable implementations exist of
some removed features.

 Chris Lilley                    mailto:chris@w3.org
 Chair, W3C SVG Working Group
 W3C Graphics Activity Lead
 Co-Chair, W3C Hypertext CG
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