[thelist] CSS - @import syntax

Simon Coggins ppxsjc1 at unix.ccc.nottingham.ac.uk
Tue Mar 13 09:07:52 CST 2001

I've been following a thread on www.metafilter.com regarding a site which
offers standard templates for two and three column layouts using CSS
rather than tables.

It's a useful site, and well worth a look:

The thread lead to some discussion about the @import syntax. On Blue Robot
(and A List Apart) they use the double quotes syntax rather than brackets:

@import "style.css";

rather than:

@import url(style.css);

Does anyone know if/why double quotes are preferable to brackets, and to
what extent support for the two syntaxes differ?


Simon Coggins

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