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Re: Regarding Comma Separation

From: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
Date: Tue, 17 Jan 2006 18:19:07 +0000 (UTC)
To: Ben Ward <benmward@gmail.com>
Cc: W3C Style List <www-style@w3.org>
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.62.0601171817540.9516@dhalsim.dreamhost.com>
On Mon, 16 Jan 2006, Ben Ward wrote:
>
> Using commas for background-image specifies _additional_ images while
> using commas in font-family specifies _fallback_ typefaces.

As Hyatt mentioned, both of these are additive properties, not fallback 
properties. e.g.:

   font-family: MyHebrewFont, MyArabicFont;

...for text in Hebrew and Arabic.


> Then, in CSS3 Generated Content §11 [1],commas are used to separate
> _fallback_ content, including images. The example for §11 is even
> using the comma syntax for image fallback.

The gencon module will probably change its syntax.

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