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Re: Ordering in 'animation' shorthands

From: Tab Atkins Jr. <jackalmage@gmail.com>
Date: Wed, 22 Jan 2014 16:43:12 -0800
Message-ID: <CAAWBYDBqQX5XeDv=eH2DPOmkv1Xnf0ZH4L=PT2bAJggQbW1vgQ@mail.gmail.com>
To: "L. David Baron" <dbaron@dbaron.org>
Cc: www-style list <www-style@w3.org>
On Wed, Jan 22, 2014 at 4:37 PM, L. David Baron <dbaron@dbaron.org> wrote:
> On Wednesday 2014-01-22 15:46 -0800, Tab Atkins Jr. wrote:
>> Issue 3 in Animations talks about the ordering behavior of parsing the
>> 'animation' shorthand.  It implies that values are parsed as the first
>> type they can match, using the ordering given in the grammar.
>>
>> Since the very first term in the grammar is <'animation-name'>, which
>> is a <custom-ident>, this implies that the first keyword, regardless
>> of what its value is, is always the animation name.
>>
>> Is this the intention?  Blink doesn't currently do this (though we
>> have tests that match the spec, which we're currently failing).
>> Instead, we assign keywords to the other grammar terms if possible.
>> If a keyword doesn't belong to any other grammar term, we assume it's
>> the animation name; otherwise, we take the last keywords as the
>> animation-name.
>
> Agreed:
> http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/www-style/2011Apr/0344.html

Let's change it, then?

~TJ
Received on Thursday, 23 January 2014 00:44:19 UTC

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