W3C home > Mailing lists > Public > www-style@w3.org > April 2013

Re: [css-syntax] Scientific notation: not on dimension and percentage?

From: Tab Atkins Jr. <jackalmage@gmail.com>
Date: Mon, 8 Apr 2013 09:32:14 -0700
Message-ID: <CAAWBYDB9re+-8Lfa0rQpqGyfktupKRMyiTm4RcXdAbuGB4gFiw@mail.gmail.com>
To: Simon Sapin <simon.sapin@exyr.org>
Cc: "www-style@w3.org" <www-style@w3.org>
On Sun, Apr 7, 2013 at 2:50 AM, Simon Sapin <simon.sapin@exyr.org> wrote:
> Hi,
> Syntax 3 adds scientific notation on number tokens. IIRC this is for
> compatibility with SVG, but it was mentioned on this list that SVG also
> allow scientific notation on percentages and dimension tokens. Should CSS do
> that too?
> By the way, I just fixed the railroad diagrams which were inconsistent with
> the normative text:
> https://dvcs.w3.org/hg/csswg/rev/b7a6a835b24f
> http://dev.w3.org/csswg/css-syntax/#token-diagrams
> But we might want to reverse that and fix the normative text instead.

Yes, we need to match SVG here and make scinot valid for percentages
and units as well.

Received on Monday, 8 April 2013 16:33:05 UTC

This archive was generated by hypermail 2.3.1 : Monday, 2 May 2016 14:39:10 UTC