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Re: [mediaqueries4][css3-conditional] Whitespace: "and(" vs. "and ("

From: Tab Atkins Jr. <jackalmage@gmail.com>
Date: Wed, 3 Oct 2012 15:53:03 -0700
Message-ID: <CAAWBYDB3ms7LDC5YN2ZJakBLQs0eAL-EuVVe58t0pvHoj6Prdg@mail.gmail.com>
To: Simon Sapin <simon.sapin@kozea.fr>
Cc: www-style@w3.org
On Wed, Oct 3, 2012 at 3:49 PM, Simon Sapin <simon.sapin@kozea.fr> wrote:
> Le 04/10/2012 00:30, Tab Atkins Jr. a écrit :
>> This is why, sadly, we need to preserve comments in the tokenizer.
>
> What do you mean by preserve? Even if the tokenizer eats comments, the
> tokens here should still be IDENT '(' rather then FUNCTION.

If it eats comments, it doesn't know how to re-serialize unless it's
context-aware.  (It can't just put whitespace between every token,
because that might change the meaning of e.g. a selector.)

~TJ
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