[whatwg] Re: some issues
jim.ley at gmail.com
Sat Jul 10 17:09:03 PDT 2004
On Sun, 11 Jul 2004 00:19:44 +0100, Malcolm Rowe
<malcolm-what at farside.org.uk> wrote:
> Jim Ley writes:
> > So, as has been proposed, things like specific CSS properties for
> > styling date pickers, will be raised in the W3C CSS WG ?
> Sounds reasonable to me. WF2 controls could be styled via CSS in just the
> same way as any other form control.
could you give me a demo - say using Fantasai's interesting proposed
suggestions, of how they might be styled?
> And you're worried that this will continue once the DOCTYPE is
I understand from posts that part of the process here is to fix the
stuff in HTML 4.01 that was never implemented and cause problems.
> Of course, HTML UA's don't really use an SGML DTD to parse HTML in the first
Some do, well one might...
> and don't support some valid SGML SHORTTAG features either (NET, for
This isn't specified in the DTD, it's in the SGML Declaration:
> Anyway, I would be *extremely* surprised if a WF2 DTD were to be produced
> which caused valid HTML4 documents not to be valid 'HTML4 with WF2'
> documents. Is there any reason you seriously believe that this might be the
Hixie's sensible dislike of those things in specs which were never
implemented, and various other things said on the list.
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