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Re: CSS Parsed Unambiguously

From: Bjoern Hoehrmann <derhoermi@gmx.net>
Date: Fri, 09 Jun 2006 19:57:26 +0200
To: "Chris Ridpath" <chris.ridpath@utoronto.ca>
Cc: "WAI WCAG List" <w3c-wai-gl@w3.org>
Message-ID: <g5dj82l117av26oa638m7ach10oopl64po@hive.bjoern.hoehrmann.de>

* Chris Ridpath wrote:
>Success Criteria 4.1.1 requires the web unit be parsed unambiguously. The 
>conformance section specifies that all content, including secondary 
>resources, must be included for conformance. So it seems that if your CSS 
>does not validate then you'll fail SC 4.1.1 (level 1).

CSS 2.1 is close to defining parsing of style sheets for pretty much any
sequence of octets; style sheets that cannot be parsed unambiguously are
not common.

>Here's an example file that includes an invalid CSS (missing a semicolon).
>The W3C's validator says regarding the example file: "your CSS style sheet 
>needs a correct document parse tree".

Yes, that means about the same as "parsed unambiguously".
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