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Re: [css3-syntax] universal version of the CSS2.1 error handling grammar (aka. core grammar)

From: Tab Atkins Jr. <jackalmage@gmail.com>
Date: Wed, 30 May 2012 18:16:18 -0700
Message-ID: <CAAWBYDANJ0TP8L81ikT8Dcj6zkOD47GiVNA0u3O8ATK3iww5nw@mail.gmail.com>
To: "Kang-Hao (Kenny) Lu" <kennyluck@csail.mit.edu>
Cc: WWW Style <www-style@w3.org>
On Wed, May 30, 2012 at 6:03 PM, Kang-Hao (Kenny) Lu
<kennyluck@csail.mit.edu> wrote:
> While I was trying to understand if using <value> for CSS Varaibles
> makes sense or not, I realized that the CSS2.1 core grammar can be
> extended to an universal one, where universality of a grammar[1] means
> that the grammar is capable of generating all possible sequences of tokens.

Much less confusingly, the Syntax draft defines a universal grammar
via its tokenizer already.  (This can be easily seen by the fact that
every single state has an "anything else" transition rule.)

~TJ
Received on Thursday, 31 May 2012 01:17:07 GMT

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