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Re: SVGT 1.2: !important is an error

From: Chris Lilley <chris@w3.org>
Date: Thu, 12 Jan 2006 14:41:04 +0100
Message-ID: <292357152.20060112144104@w3.org>
To: Anne van Kesteren <fora@annevankesteren.nl>
Cc: Ola Andersson <Ola.Andersson@ikivo.com>, www-svg@w3.org, eseidel@apple.com

On Thursday, January 12, 2006, 2:01:10 PM, Anne wrote:

AvK> Quoting Chris Lilley <chris@w3.org>:
>> AvK> Wasn't it so that till now the thought was that the CSS parser could
>> AvK> somehow be
>> AvK> reused for attribute values as well?

>> Yes, but that does not mean that the contents of the attribute is an 
>> entire stylesheet. Or even a declaration block (like the style 
>> attribute). Its a property value.

AvK> Yup, and "red ! important", "red /* blah */" etc. are all valid property
AvK> values...

Is that the "more restrictive grammar that is closer to the CSS level 2 language" grammar in appendix G
which however "should not be used by most user agents",

or the grammar in Chapter 4

or, perhaps, some other one? I ask because I happened to be looking earlier today to see what production is supposed to be used for a style attribute, and could not tell exactly.

 Chris Lilley                    mailto:chris@w3.org
 Chair, W3C SVG Working Group
 W3C Graphics Activity Lead
 Co-Chair, W3C Hypertext CG
Received on Thursday, 12 January 2006 15:09:29 UTC

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