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Re: [css3-values] Order-sensitive "one or more" component value combinator

From: L. David Baron <dbaron@dbaron.org>
Date: Tue, 24 Apr 2012 08:51:39 -0700
To: fantasai <fantasai.lists@inkedblade.net>
Cc: "www-style@w3.org" <www-style@w3.org>
Message-ID: <20120424155139.GC27382@crum.dbaron.org>
On Friday 2012-04-20 17:03 -0700, fantasai wrote:
> It would also simplify the grammar for 'border-image', could be used
> to make <bg-position> optional when <bg-size> is specified in 'background',
> and would have removed the first clause in the <position> syntax.

While it does seem similar to what 'border-image' does (in that the
"ugly" grammar is similar), 'border-image' also has the '/'
separators involved (at least, I'm assuming that's the part of
'border-image' you're talking about), so I'm not quite sure how I
see how a "one or more of these in any order" would simplify
border-image, thanks to the idea that the separators can only be
there when they have things to separate.


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