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Re: [css3-background] computed value of 'background-repeat'

From: fantasai <fantasai.lists@inkedblade.net>
Date: Tue, 27 Mar 2012 09:32:40 -0700
Message-ID: <4F71EBA8.4000408@inkedblade.net>
To: www-style@w3.org
On 02/21/2012 02:53 PM, L. David Baron wrote:
> http://dev.w3.org/csswg/css3-background/#the-background-repeat lists
> the Computed Value of background-repeat as "as specified".
>
> Since the Computed Value line describes the information that the
> implementation must retain (or not) in the computed value (which is
> then inherited), this seems to imply that implementations must
> retain the distinction between "repeat" and "repeat repeat" while
> inheriting.  This seems wrong; I don't think that distinction should
> be retained in the conceptual computed value.
>
> (However, when serializing, since implementations should prefer
> serializing a computed value to its longer-established form [1],
> both should get serialized as "repeat".)
>
> At least, based on my understanding of what the "Computed Value"
> line means, I think this should change.  But I'm not sure how well
> my understanding is reflected in the relevant specifications.

Ok, I've changed it from
   Computed value: as specified
to
   Computed value: two keywords, one per dimension
And clarified that the one-keyword values compute to the two-keyword forms.

Please let me know if this satisfies your comment.

~fantasai
Received on Tuesday, 27 March 2012 16:33:12 GMT

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