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Re: [css3-page] Is auto a page identifier or not?

From: Boris Zbarsky <bzbarsky@MIT.EDU>
Date: Wed, 11 Feb 2004 19:28:53 -0600
Message-ID: <402AD6D5.2010509@mit.edu>
To: "BIGELOW,JIM (HP-Boise,ex1)" <jim.bigelow@hp.com>
Cc: www-style@w3.org

BIGELOW,JIM (HP-Boise,ex1) wrote:
> Okay, so the page name in the @page is an identifier and auto is an
> identifier. I still think it the description of the @page rule should remain
> as it is now and not as Ernest suggested:
>>Value: 	<identifier>
>>Initial: 	auto

So if in the future you introduce a meaningful (in that it has special 
semantics) identifier other than "auto" here, pages that use that as a 
page name break?

Is there a reason not to just use strings for page names and auto be an 
identifier?  That is:

page:  auto | <string>

That would be much more future-proof.

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