[whatwg] Menus, fallback, and backwards compatibility: ideas wanted
ian at hixie.ch
Mon Dec 19 16:58:08 PST 2005
On Thu, 15 Dec 2005, Lachlan Hunt wrote:
> > I think the fact that <a> supports rel="" gives us a way to drop
> > <link> altogether, actually.
> What about <link rel="stylesheet">? I don't expect <a rel="stylesheet">
> to perform the same function.
I didn't mean "altogether", my bad. There are various rel= values that
still make sense on <link>.
(Though <link rel="stylesheet"> could be replaced by <style src=""> --
already supported by browsers -- or obsoleted only for XHTML, in favour of
<?xml-stylesheet>, as far as stylesheets go.)
> <style>@import;</style> could have been an acceptable alternative to link if
> IE didn't have annoying bugs with it.
It's not like IE doesn't have bugs with <link rel="stylesheet">...
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