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Re: [CSS21] Suggestion to remove confusing non-normative verbiage in section 10.3.8

From: fantasai <fantasai.lists@inkedblade.net>
Date: Thu, 17 Jan 2008 02:19:54 -0500
Message-ID: <478F019A.9090000@inkedblade.net>
To: Boris Zbarsky <bzbarsky@MIT.EDU>
CC: www-style Mailing List <www-style@w3.org>

Boris Zbarsky wrote:
> 
> fantasai wrote:
>> Does replacing
>>
>> # This situation is similar to the previous one, except that the element
>> # has an intrinsic width. The sequence of substitutions is now:
>>
>> with
>>
>> | This situation is similar to the previous one, except the sequence of
>> | substitutions is now:
>>
>> solve the problem?
> 
> As far as I'm concerned, yes.  But what's the point of saying "this is 
> similar to the previous thing, but works completely differently, and 
> works like this:"?

The constraint equation is the same, so some reference needs to be made
to that. This wording makes that reference without making a big change.

~fantasai
Received on Thursday, 17 January 2008 07:20:02 GMT

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