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Re: [css3] Specificity mechanism issue

From: L. David Baron <dbaron@dbaron.org>
Date: Mon, 13 Sep 2004 11:22:47 -0700
To: www-style@w3.org
Message-ID: <20040913182247.GA5475@darby.dbaron.org>
On Monday 2004-09-13 19:44 +0200, Jens Meiert wrote:
> but assuming (this seems absolutely legitimate) the calculated values for
> the specificity to be decimal, it turns out that the specificity mechanism

They're not, and this has been clear from CSS1:

  "Concatenating the three numbers (in a number system with a large
  base) gives the specificity."

   -- http://www.w3.org/TR/REC-CSS1-961217#cascading-order

  "Concatenating the three numbers a-b-c (in a number system with a
  large base) gives the specificity."

   -- http://www.w3.org/TR/css3-selectors/#specificity

I don't know of any specification that says it's not in a large base, so
I don't see any changes (unless I'm misunderstanding your point).

-David

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L. David Baron                                <URL: http://dbaron.org/ >

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