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Re: [css3-syntax] First draft of parser section completed

From: Simon Sapin <simon.sapin@kozea.fr>
Date: Wed, 13 Jun 2012 19:26:01 +0200
Message-ID: <4FD8CD29.4070209@kozea.fr>
To: "Kang-Hao (Kenny) Lu" <kennyluck@csail.mit.edu>
CC: "Tab Atkins Jr." <jackalmage@gmail.com>, WWW Style <www-style@w3.org>
Le 13/06/2012 17:28, Kang-Hao (Kenny) Lu a écrit :
> I just want to point out both CSS 2.1 Core Grammar and tinycss are a
> forwards-compatible intermediate layer, which browsers, as far as I can
> tell, don't have. If css3-syntax doesn't want such thing, as indicted in
> Tab's message, that's good (and probably my preference too, given how
> unreliable the CSS 2.1 Core Gramamr is), but if it does, it should
> better be aligned with an implementation like tinycss.

I think that your understanding (not copied here).

tinycss is a separate library because I wanted a parser re-usable in 
both WeasyPrint and CairoSVG, which support a completely different set 
of properties. The fact that it is a somewhat forwards-compatible layer 
is accidental.

Simon Sapin
Received on Wednesday, 13 June 2012 17:26:28 UTC

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