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Re: [Suggestion] Multiple 'property' tokens in 'declaration' syntax

From: Rijk van Geijtenbeek <rijk@iname.com>
Date: Fri, 1 Nov 2002 09:10:33 +0100
Message-ID: <47165407876.20021101091033@iname.com>
To: www-style@w3.org

Hello Christopher,

On Friday, November 1, 2002 you wrote:

>>> Instead of:   P {margin-left: 1em; margin-right: 1em; text-indent:
>>> 1em;} Condense to:  P {margin-left, margin-right, text-indent:
>>> 1em;}


> This would allow related measurements to be grouped together so that the
> value could be modified in a text editor once, and all of the associated
> properties would update correspondingly.  The author would not need to
> scan through the style sheet and update every single reference.  In my
> opinion, this would slightly simplify adjustment of values.

I don't follow that. If the values are now set in various parts of a
style sheet, they don't share the same selector. This suggestion only
saves a little work when the properties are already conveniently close

 Rijk                            mailto:rijk@iname.com

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Received on Friday, 1 November 2002 03:06:39 UTC

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