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Re: CSS2 tokenizer

From: Bert Bos <Bert.Bos@sophia.inria.fr>
Date: Fri, 23 Jan 1998 14:17:30 +0100 (MET)
Message-Id: <199801231317.OAA14735@mygale.inria.fr>
To: Sho Kuwamoto <skuwamoto@macromedia.com>
Cc: www-style@w3.org
Sho Kuwamoto writes:
 > I've just started looking at the CSS2 working draft, and I notice
 > that rgb() and url() are specified in the flex source explicitly,
 > but rect() is missing. Is this an oversight?
 > 
 > What I'd really love to see is for '(' to be treated lexically in
 > a more general way, just as '[' is.

Yes, I'm trying to rewrite the tokenizer in that way. I think it is
possible for rect(), rgb(), and whatever else we need in the future,
but url() will remain an exception.

Since the URLs inside the parentheses don't have to be quoted, the
whole url(...) must be a single token.



Bert
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