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Re: css3 :nth-child() WD

From: Tantek Celik <tantek@cs.stanford.edu>
Date: Fri, 02 Mar 2001 09:37:24 -0800
To: Robin Berjon <robin@knowscape.com>, Ian Turner <vectro@stop.mail-abuse.org>
CC: jonas sicking <sicking@bigfoot.com>, "www-style@w3.org" <www-style@w3.org>
Message-ID: <1228567970-222724755@psdbay.com>
From: Robin Berjon <robin@knowscape.com>
Date: Fri, Mar 2, 2001, 9:14 AM

> At 09:03 02/03/2001 -0800, Ian Turner wrote:
>>I think this may be a bit clearer to use than the 6n+1 to 10 notation
>>proposed earlier.
> I totally agree ! cron-style notation is by far easier to read. I also
> think it's generally far more intuitive than the an+b notation. I think
> more people will be used to the former.

I would posit that more people learn about linear sequences in math classes
in high school and college (e.g. an+b), rather than learn cron.  The only
question is how many orders of magnitude more.

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