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Re: [CSS21] zindex.html E.2 issue: ordering contradictions

From: Anton Prowse <prowse@moonhenge.net>
Date: Sun, 06 Mar 2011 18:44:14 +0100
Message-ID: <4D73C7EE.5020404@moonhenge.net>
To: www-style@w3.org
CC: Peter Moulder <peter.moulder@monash.edu>
On 06/03/2011 17:29, Peter Moulder wrote:
> If there's concern that this report may merely duplicate issues Anton
> has raised, then I'm happy to wait until those issues are addressed and
> modify (or retract) this issue report once a revised version of
> appendix E is available.
> (Note of course that this only applies if appendix E is in fact
> changed as part of that: obviously no change to ยง9.9 alone could be
> enough to remove any contradictions within appendix E.)

As I understand it, there are not plans to further modify Appendix E 
(beyond what's already in the current WD) in response to Issue 60, which 
personally I now consider closed, despite it not going as far as I would 
have liked.

[In particular, I think that your objections concern the use of the word 
"descendants".  ("Atomicity" is discussed in 9.9.1, and so does impact 
Appendix E which is not a replacement for the whole of 9.9.1 but merely 
a replacement for the list of painting layers.)  The WG rejected the 
proposal to clarify this word (eg by using my term "dependants").  It 
sounds like you wish them to reconsider.]

Anton Prowse
Received on Sunday, 6 March 2011 17:44:52 UTC

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