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Re: Values of CSS properties

From: Lea Verou <lea@w3.org>
Date: Thu, 25 Jul 2013 23:32:58 +0300
Cc: WebPlatform Community <public-webplatform@w3.org>
Message-Id: <C8DC9AD3-F126-4175-A45E-39005511D842@w3.org>
To: Julee Burdekin <jburdeki@adobe.com>
Yes, that’s what I’m talking about. Glad we agree. Anyone else want to chime in?

Lea Verou
W3C developer relations
http://w3.org/people/all#leahttp://lea.verou.me ✿ @leaverou






On Jul 25, 2013, at 23:31, Julee Burdekin <jburdeki@adobe.com> wrote:

> Hi, Lea: Are you talking about where it lists the values:
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> Values
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> 20px 40px
>     Any standard CSS...
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> Yes, I agree: <length> is better than some arbitrary example value.
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> From:  Lea Verou <lea@w3.org>
> Date:  Thursday, July 25, 2013 1:25 PM
> To:  WebPlatform Public List <public-webplatform@w3.org>
> Subject:  Values of CSS properties
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> I see this pattern in many CSS properties. For example,
> http://docs.webplatform.org/wiki/css/properties/background-positionSome
> have generic data types as values (e.g. length), others try to use
> specific examples.
> What’s the correct way?
> Personally, I think specific examples can be confusing, since the reader
> needs to extrapolate the general rule.
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> Lea Verou
> W3C developer relations
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