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Re: CSS 2.1

From: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
Date: Tue, 8 Nov 2005 19:04:56 +0000 (UTC)
To: Chris Lilley <chris@w3.org>
Cc: www-svg@w3.org
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.62.0511081857170.9929@dhalsim.dreamhost.com>

On Tue, 8 Nov 2005, Chris Lilley wrote:
> 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.

This was already covered in www-style, where it was pointed out that for 
those other features there are volunteers to write the tests, whereas for 
the features that were removed there weren't; and that while the 
aforementioned "interoperable implementations" that exist may pass some 
working group's standards for interoperability, they did not, as far as 
could be determined, pass the CSS working group's.

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