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Re: [css-multicol-1][css-sizing-3] definition of column-width (editorial)

From: Tab Atkins Jr. <jackalmage@gmail.com>
Date: Fri, 8 Jun 2018 14:37:32 -0700
Message-ID: <CAAWBYDAyFV4URUxiq1cyML8=kOLtqvqLj65icEqqHGe-QkV7uw@mail.gmail.com>
To: Yves Lafon <ylafon@w3.org>
Cc: www-style list <www-style@w3.org>
On Fri, Jun 8, 2018 at 1:38 PM, Yves Lafon <ylafon@w3.org> wrote:
>> On 7 Jun 2018, at 20:08, Tab Atkins Jr. <jackalmage@gmail.com> wrote:
>> Diff specs that omit large sections of the previous level, thus, cause
>> some problems here. That's the source of all the "missing definitions"
>> problems that people have pointed out in the indexes, as far as i can
>> tell.
>
> Ok, so diff specs (from a multicol-1 pov), as they define some properties
> of multicol-1 are basically invalidating it, and there is difference in that specific
> case between sizing-3 which adds new values and align-3 which redefines a property
> (with the same definition, fortunately…).

Right, it's specifically an issue with same-shortname-different-level
specs, which have special invalidation behavior to reduce spurious and
annoying "can't tell which reference you meant" warnings.

~TJ
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