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Re: [css3-values] feedback

From: fantasai <fantasai.lists@inkedblade.net>
Date: Fri, 07 Mar 2014 16:33:58 -0800
Message-ID: <531A6576.5080909@inkedblade.net>
To: DGerman@Real-World-Systems.com
CC: www-style@w3.org
On 09/06/2013 10:00 AM, Dennis German wrote:
> 3.3 Quoted Strings
> Double quotes cannot occur inside double quotes, unless escaped (as |"\""| or as |"\22"|).
> Analogously for single quotes (|'\''| or |'\27'|).
> Might an explanation of \22  being the hexadecimal escape for quotes and
> \27 being the hexadecimal escape for single quote be helpful.
> An additional example using the o'clock string might be useful.
> It seems unclear (to me) if the sample in the parenthesis is permitted or prohibited,
> but maybe that just me.

There is really only one type of numerical escape in CSS,
so I don't think there needs to be an explanation of its
hexadecimalness. The wording seems pretty clear to me...
but I added a link to the section on escaping [1], which
should make things easier for people who are unfamiliar
with CSS's escaping syntax.

[1] http://www.w3.org/TR/CSS21/syndata.html#escaped-characters

Let me know if that works for you.

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