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Re: WD-CSS21-20020802 section 6, "Assigning property values, Cascading, and Inheritance", substantive comments

From: fantasai <fantasai@escape.com>
Date: Thu, 14 Nov 2002 17:16:43 -0500
Message-ID: <3DD420CB.1030900@escape.com>
To: www-style@w3.org

Etan Wexler wrote:
 >
> 6.4.3 Calculating a selector's specificity
> 
> "Concatenating the four numbers a-b-c-d (in a number system with a large
> base) gives the specificity."
> 
> I am troubled by the persistence of this concatenation stuff.  It really
> doesn't help matters and has been demonstrated to cause confusion.  I am
> pleased that the examples use comma-separated quadruplets, since that is
> much simpler for humans.

"Arranging the four numbers a-b-c-d ..."
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