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Re: [css3-mediaqueries] example not matching spec change

From: fantasai <fantasai.lists@inkedblade.net>
Date: Thu, 03 Apr 2008 00:37:41 -0700
Message-ID: <47F48945.3070305@inkedblade.net>
To: www-style@w3.org

L. David Baron wrote:
> On Wednesday 2008-04-02 20:28 -0700, L. David Baron wrote:
>> In http://dev.w3.org/csswg/css3-mediaqueries/#syntax there is an
>> example that doesn't match the normative text preceding it:
>>
>> # If one media query in a comma-separated list is ignored, the other
>> # media queries in the list are also ignored.
>> #
>> # Example XV.
>> # <link rel="stylesheet" media="screen and (max-weight: 3kg) and
>> # (color), (color)" href="example.css" />
>> # 
>> # In this example, the first media query is rejected due to an unknown
>> # media feature and unknown value, but the second media query is
>> # evaluated as if the first had not been specified.
>>
>> The example is unchanged from the last working draft at
>> http://www.w3.org/TR/css3-mediaqueries/#syntax , but the normative
>> text has changed to the opposite.  If this change was intentional,
>> it seems like the example should change as well.
> 
> That said, I'm opposed to this change because it's incompatible not
> only with existing implementations of media queries, but because
> it's incompatible with existing pre-mediaqueries behavior. 

The normative text there is also incompatible with our stated resolution
from the Boston F2F:
   http://www.w3.org/blog/CSS/2007/11/14/resolutions_3

~fantasai
Received on Thursday, 3 April 2008 07:38:52 GMT

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