W3C home > Mailing lists > Public > www-style@w3.org > November 2008

[css3-background] Delimiter character in the new background color fallback syntax

From: James Hopkins <james@idreamincode.co.uk>
Date: Sat, 15 Nov 2008 02:03:55 +0000
Message-Id: <19F6E7DF-BCF3-466B-BF74-E340A172B924@idreamincode.co.uk>
To: www-style@w3.org

In this new syntax, I'm noticing that a forward slash is used as the  
delimiter. However on other fallback schemes such as inserting and  
replacing content with the 'content' property (http://www.w3.org/TR/css3-content/#content 
) and 'font-family' fallback, we're using a comma as the delimiter.

Just for my own clarity, could someone explain to me why it's been  
decided to use a forward slash as the delimiter in this instance?

Received on Saturday, 15 November 2008 02:04:38 UTC

This archive was generated by hypermail 2.3.1 : Monday, 2 May 2016 14:27:41 UTC