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Re: WD-CSS21-20020802 section 1, "About the CSS 2.1 Specification", substantive comments

From: Bert Bos <bert@w3.org>
Date: Fri, 15 Nov 2002 06:36:26 +0100
To: Etan Wexler <ewexler@stickdog.com>, www-style@w3.org
Message-Id: <200211150636.27792.bert@w3.org>

On Thursday 14 November 2002 12:27, Etan Wexler wrote:
> Following are substantive comments on section 1, "About the CSS 2.1
> Specification"
> (<http://www.w3.org/TR/2002/WD-CSS21-20020802/about.html>), of the
> Cascading Style Sheets level 2.1 draft
> (<http://www.w3.org/TR/2002/WD-CSS21-20020802>).
>
>
>
> 1.4.3 Shorthand properties
>
>
> "Some properties are shorthand properties, meaning they allow authors
> to specify the values of several properties with a single property."
>
> Change the final "property" to "declaration".

OK

>
>
> "For instance, the 'font' property is a shorthand property for
> setting 'font-style', 'font-variant', 'font-weight', 'font-size',
> 'line-height', and 'font-family' all at once."
>
> Add 'font-size-adjust' and 'font-stretch' to the list.

No, there are no 'font-size-adjust' and 'font-stretch' in CSS 2.1.

>
>
> "The multiple style rules of this example"
> ...
> "may be rewritten with a single shorthand property"
>
> Change to "The declarations in this example" and to "may be rewritten
> with a declaration for a single shorthand property", respectively.

That doesn't seem necessary. There are multiple rules and talking about 
multiple declarations instead doesn't seem to make the sentence 
clearer.

>
>
> "In this example, 'font-variant', and 'font-style' take their initial
> values."
>
> Add 'font-size-adjust' and 'font-stretch' to the list.

As above: these properties are not in CSS 2.1.



Bert

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