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[css3-mediaqueries] Parsing: @media all and(color) { ... }

From: Shawn Ligocki <sligocki@google.com>
Date: Tue, 18 Dec 2012 16:32:50 -0500
Message-ID: <CACNG_46MFm=V8gWYOzr2LtjANoYGM1RBJq5w1=tJbHXynaqjpQ@mail.gmail.com>
To: www-style@w3.org
Should the following statement be parsable?

@media all and(color) { ... }

and equivalent to:

@media all and (color) { ... }

Where ... are valid rulesets. Notice the lack of space between "and" and

Production rules on http://www.w3.org/TR/css3-mediaqueries/ seems to imply
that the whitespaces are optional:

 : [ONLY | NOT]? S* media_type S* [ AND S* expression ]*
 | expression [ AND S* expression ]*

But Webkit and https://github.com/tabatkins/css-parser don't seem to parse
it that way. I'm guessing this is because of the lexer will parses
"and(color)" as a FUNCTION and thus render this as an invalid CSS media
query. https://github.com/tabatkins/css-parser seems to confirm this:

AT(media) WS IDENT(all) WS FUNCTION(and) IDENT(color) )

Is this correct? That this statement should be treated as malformed and
thus ignored (rendered as "@media not all { ... }")?

-Shawn Ligocki
Received on Tuesday, 18 December 2012 21:33:38 UTC

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