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Re: [css21] ident production does not match <identifier>

From: Tab Atkins Jr. <jackalmage@gmail.com>
Date: Mon, 15 Feb 2010 10:53:11 -0600
Message-ID: <dd0fbad1002150853ne4d45abjb91a98cedd2b6e23@mail.gmail.com>
To: Anne van Kesteren <annevk@opera.com>
Cc: CSS WG <www-style@w3.org>
On Mon, Feb 15, 2010 at 10:24 AM, Anne van Kesteren <annevk@opera.com> wrote:
> http://www.w3.org/TR/CSS21/syndata.html#value-def-identifier mentions U+00A1
> which has number 161 and seems about right. Yet the grammar defines nonascii
> as anything beyond 177 which is U+00B1 which does not really make sense to
> me. Thinking about it some more explicitly excluding 127-160 does not really
> seem needed either to me and maybe they should become part of nonascii
> (would also make the name somewhat more logical).
>
> Am I missing something?

The U+00A1/U+00B1 thing feels like a mistake.  I don't see any
particular reason to distinguish A1-B0 from B1+.

I can see why one might exclude 80-9F, though.  Those codes are crazy.
 Not sure why A0 is particular excluded, though.

~TJ
Received on Monday, 15 February 2010 16:54:03 GMT

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