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Re: [css3-content] Some thoughts on the 'content' property in the WD

From: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
Date: Wed, 10 Mar 2004 17:28:08 +0000 (UTC)
To: Ernest Cline <ernestcline@mindspring.com>
Cc: W3C CSS List <www-style@w3.org>
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.58.0403101727130.27969@dhalsim.dreamhost.com>

On Wed, 10 Mar 2004, Ernest Cline wrote:
>
> There are in my opinion three flaws with the 'content' property
> as currently defined. [1]
>
> 1) What happened to <attr> values?
>     CSS 2.1 allows them and the WD doesn't.

Moved to CSS3 Values and Units.


> 2) It would make sense for <attr> to used like <uri>
>     if comma separated lists are added.

Same.


> 3) The fallback value when <uri> fails should be "normal" not "none".
>    After all, If one  can't render the contents of the <uri>, one
>    would presumably want the usual content to occur which
>    would be the result of using "normal"

The fallback is whatever the author specifies, there is no default. Unless
I'm misunderstanding what you meant?

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