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Re: [CSS21] response to issue 66

From: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
Date: Tue, 17 Feb 2004 15:26:44 +0000 (UTC)
To: Boris Zbarsky <bzbarsky@MIT.EDU>
Cc: Bert Bos <bert@w3.org>, www-style@w3.org
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.58.0402171526230.14033@dhalsim.dreamhost.com>

On Tue, 10 Feb 2004, Boris Zbarsky wrote:
>
> Bert Bos wrote:
> >     Section 8.5.4 (Border shorthand properties: 'border-top',
> >     'border-bottom', 'border-right', 'border-left', and 'border')
> >     <http://www.w3.org/TR/2003/WD-CSS21-20030915/box.html#border-shorthand-properties>
> >     The heading should list top, right, bottom, left in that order,
> >     probably.
> >
> > CSS WG response:
> >     Not changed.
>
> Again, may I inquire why?  The top-right-bottom-left order is the
> standard order for all side-related things in CSS; listing things in a
> different order is very confusing to readers, who then waste time trying
> to figure out why the order was changed in this one instance.

Fair enough. We'll make the change for you.

Cheers,
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