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Re: [css3-namespace] url() syntax

From: Karl Dubost <karl@w3.org>
Date: Thu, 7 Feb 2008 09:22:22 +0900
Cc: www-style@w3.org
Message-Id: <097CF0A4-C560-4315-9BF0-6A93759836D7@w3.org>
To: Anne van Kesteren <annevk@opera.com>

Hi Anne,

Le 7 févr. 2008 à 07:13, Anne van Kesteren a écrit :
> In
>   http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/www-style/2006Sep/0028.html
> you wondered why the url() syntax was discouraged and we replied in
>  http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/www-style/2006Oct/0006.html
> with an explanation. However, we have since then changed our views  
> on the matter and both strings and url() syntax are fine now.


Checking the Editor's draft.


The syntax for the @namespace rule is as follows (using the notation  
from the Grammar appendix of CSS 2.1 [CSS21]):

   : NAMESPACE_SYM S* [namespace_prefix S*]? [STRING|URI] S* ';' S*
   : IDENT

It is said:
"A URI string parsed from the URI syntax must be treated as a literal  
string: as with the STRING syntax, no URI-specific normalization is  

Just a question:
	what is a URI-specific normalization?

Karl Dubost - W3C
Be Strict To Be Cool
Received on Thursday, 7 February 2008 00:22:31 GMT

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