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Escapes in CSS identifiers are equivalent?

From: Etan Wexler <ewexler@stickdog.com>
Date: Thu, 4 Oct 2001 16:31:33 -0500
To: Web style list <www-style@w3.org>
Cc: "David Baron" <dbaron@fas.harvard.edu>
Message-Id: <20011004202428.5541C3C222@server10.safepages.com>
Are escaped characters in CSS reserved identifiers equivalent to the 
literal forms?  Or, rather, are the identifiers then equivalent?  
Observe:

@impo\rt \url("style") \screen;
:ac\tive:first\-line {
    background\-image: \none;
    }

If the escaped forms are equivalent, the grammars of CSS1, CSS2, and 
CSS3 need an overhaul.  If the escaped forms are not equivalent, the 
CSS object model needs a way to differentiate between escapes and 
literal characters.

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Etan Wexler
Received on Thursday, 4 October 2001 16:24:47 GMT

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