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Re: [css3-transitions][css3-values] The treatment of inherit, initial and other keywords in transition-property

From: Tab Atkins Jr. <jackalmage@gmail.com>
Date: Fri, 18 May 2012 10:38:34 -0700
Message-ID: <CAAWBYDDu0nzpUhHFPSXW6dFH4v8HOAuTmCcjOLjeSmqiBHBAfQ@mail.gmail.com>
To: Sylvain Galineau <sylvaing@microsoft.com>
Cc: "www-style@w3.org" <www-style@w3.org>
On Fri, May 18, 2012 at 10:11 AM, Sylvain Galineau
<sylvaing@microsoft.com> wrote:
> I could swear we discussed this and agreed these would be treated
> as unknown property names in this context. But a) I can't find
> traces of this in minutes or the archive and b) recent discussions
> about this pattern in css3-fonts and its possible treatment in
> css3-values make me wonder what should happen.
>
> Given:
>
>  transition-property:color,inherit,margin;
>
> ...recent Chrome and Firefox builds treat the declaration as invalid
> and compute the property's value to 'all' (its initial value).
>
> IE10 currently preserves inherit and treats it as an invalid property name.
>
> I suspect css3-values means to define this in a generic manner though I
> can't tell where it does so at the moment.

Fixed; we had some pending edits to rename <identifer> to <user-ident>
and make it exclude the global keywords.

Given our desire to generally just keep the global keywords out of
anything, that example should be invalid.

~TJ
Received on Friday, 18 May 2012 17:39:24 GMT

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