Zoe M. Gillenwater wrote:
>>Having heard the 'C' in CSS means cascading, I was wondering; is
>>there a limit to how many levels of redefines are suported? Is this
>>different across browsers?
>I've never heard of any limits on the cascade, and I'm guessing that
>the silence of the rest of the list means they haven't either.
I have seen a declaration on the web that "over 100" stylesheets are
allowed. However, I can't find the actual reference, and I don't
believe it was in any way authoritative. There is no limit listed in
the spec (or at least, I haven't found one). I expect that this
would be limited by the implementations (i.e. would be
browser-specific), if it is limited at all.
It is far more likely, however, that there is no theoretical limit
and the real limit is practical. Why would anyone even want to call
more than, say, a dozen or two style sheets? Even at that point, a
dozen server calls is going to start to begin to slow down page
display. I would think 100 such calls would impose a significant
enough delay to be regarded as intolerable, not to mention the delay
imposed in deploying the site by having to create the 100 pages.
I don't think you probably need to worry.
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