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CSS data types/units proposal is coming

From: Julee Burdekin <jburdeki@adobe.com>
Date: Thu, 25 Jul 2013 13:34:20 -0700
To: Lea Verou <lea@w3.org>, WebPlatform Community <public-webplatform@w3.org>
Message-ID: <CE16D969.89874%jburdeki@adobe.com>
And btw, we do have a proposal coming in the next couple of days, which
will clean up where data types and their values are located, making it
very easy to link to the pages explaining what that type is, as well as
possible values.

J


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-----Original Message-----
From: julee <jburdeki@adobe.com>
Date: Thursday, July 25, 2013 1:31 PM
To: Lea Verou <lea@w3.org>, WebPlatform Public List
<public-webplatform@w3.org>
Subject: Re: Values of CSS properties

>Hi, Lea: Are you talking about where it lists the values:
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>20px 40px
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>Yes, I agree: <length> is better than some arbitrary example value.
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>J
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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.
>What¹s 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
>http://w3.org/people/all#lea ? http://lea.verou.me ? @leaverou
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