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Re: [css3-images] 2011/12/01 ED section 4.2 review notes

From: Tab Atkins Jr. <jackalmage@gmail.com>
Date: Tue, 6 Dec 2011 12:27:17 -0800
Message-ID: <CAAWBYDDCAyUNdY_PW9Q1vd63XqZyRgCSvAiWoCZ=V79dsG9WqA@mail.gmail.com>
To: Brian Manthos <brianman@microsoft.com>
Cc: fantasai <fantasai.lists@inkedblade.net>, Brad Kemper <brad.kemper@gmail.com>, "www-style@w3.org" <www-style@w3.org>
On Mon, Dec 5, 2011 at 4:02 PM, Brian Manthos <brianman@microsoft.com> wrote:
> The quoted section doesn't even mention reordering.  It talks about why "to" was removed and, on its face, suggests that the discussion didn't even involve awareness of the loss of reordering capabilities that resulted.
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> I find it troubling that after such protracted discussions about the grammar of this property, that you're so cavalier in asserting that it was addressed in previous discussion when clearly it was not.
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> Whether you think that reordering capability is a desirable or not, the loss of functionality was *not* addressed.  That reordering capability was part of why I was somewhat supportive proposed ED grammar.
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> As it stands, I think we're better off reverting to the 09/08 grammar than moving forward with the lesser version of the grammar that is now in the ED.

Given that Fantasai and I edited the grammar, I'm pretty certain that
we were both aware of the "loss".  The change was intentional.

The WG resolved on the grammar, and Fantasai, Brad, and I are happy
with it.  It's extremely unlikely to change again unless someone finds
actual problems with it.

~TJ
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