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Re: FW: [css2.1] identifier definition incorrect

From: fantasai <fantasai.lists@inkedblade.net>
Date: Tue, 23 Oct 2007 21:54:54 -0400
Message-ID: <471EA5EE.7060803@inkedblade.net>
To: "Grant, Melinda" <melinda.grant@hp.com>
CC: www-style@w3.org

Grant, Melinda wrote:
> In http://www.w3.org/TR/CSS21/syndata.html#value-def-identifier, we find 
> the following:
> "
> In CSS, identifiers (including element names, classes, and IDs in 
> selectors <http://www.w3.org/TR/CSS21/selector.html>) can contain only 
> the characters [a-z0-9] and ISO 10646 characters U+00A1 and higher, plus 
> the hyphen (-) and the underscore (_); they cannot start with a digit, 
> or a hyphen followed by a digit. Identifiers can also contain escaped 
> characters and any ISO 10646 character as a numeric code (see next 
> item). For instance, the identifier "B&W?" may be written as "B\&W\?" or 
> "B\26 W\3F".
> "
>  
> The characters A-Z should also be allowed, as the example indicates, and 
> as the preceding bullet item states.

Recorded as Issue 15:
   http://csswg.inkedblade.net/spec/css2.1#issue-15

~fantasai
Received on Wednesday, 24 October 2007 01:55:11 GMT

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