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Re: [css-syntax][selectors] Added a COLUMN token to Syntax

From: Zack Weinberg <zackw@panix.com>
Date: Fri, 5 Apr 2013 10:34:19 -0400
Message-ID: <CAKCAbMh5UKyVS-jdZFddNPW3C6F81bAcwP+BYvycEYRzhEx0kQ@mail.gmail.com>
To: www-style list <www-style@w3.org>
On Fri, Apr 5, 2013 at 10:01 AM, Kang-Hao (Kenny) Lu
<kanghaol@oupeng.com> wrote:
> (13/04/05 21:27), Zack Weinberg wrote:
>> An alternative (a la Smalltalk) would be to declare that any
>> two-character sequence of DELIM characters -- that is, ASCII
>> punctuation excluding ,;:()[]{} -- is a single token.  That
>> would be future-proof, but we'd have to audit the existing grammar
>> carefully to make sure it doesn't do anything it shouldn't.
>
> You'll have to exclude * from DELIM then. Because there are *|* and
> *.class. Otherwise, it sounds good. Are there other situations like this?

That's inconvenient because *= is already considered one token.  Oh
well, it's not like this grammar is a shining model of internal
consistency anyway.
Received on Friday, 5 April 2013 14:34:42 UTC

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