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

From: Tab Atkins Jr. <jackalmage@gmail.com>
Date: Mon, 6 May 2013 18:35:41 -0700
Message-ID: <CAAWBYDBcMMbP9H3BaiL2LAySn7Yvh+UqzMBbTSt3VApvLbUn6g@mail.gmail.com>
To: Simon Sapin <simon.sapin@exyr.org>
Cc: "www-style@w3.org" <www-style@w3.org>
On Mon, Apr 8, 2013 at 9:32 AM, Tab Atkins Jr. <jackalmage@gmail.com> wrote:
> 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.

Fixed.

~TJ
Received on Tuesday, 7 May 2013 01:42:04 UTC

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