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Re: [Bug 24769] New: SVG Path BNF is ambigious

From: Bjoern Hoehrmann <derhoermi@gmx.net>
Date: Fri, 21 Feb 2014 21:33:53 +0100
To: "Tab Atkins Jr." <jackalmage@gmail.com>
Cc: "bugzilla@jessica.w3.org" <bugzilla@jessica.w3.org>, www-svg <www-svg@w3.org>
Message-ID: <aidfg9dck33cos8v9m3v477o38cdefifrf@hive.bjoern.hoehrmann.de>
* Tab Atkins Jr. wrote:
>On Fri, Feb 21, 2014 at 12:03 PM, Bjoern Hoehrmann <derhoermi@gmx.net> wrote:
>> An `integer-constant` is a `digit-sequence` while a `floating-point-
>> constant` is either a `fractional-constant` followed by an optional
>> exponent, or a `digit-sequence` followed by a mandatory exponent. A
>> `fractional-constant` must include `.`, so either a `.` or an expo-
>> nent's `e` resolve the choice, and it does not seem like either is
>> a prefix to a following rule. Could you give an example string that
>> has more than one parse tree?

>The issue is that the order isn't defined *at all* currently; the spec
>doesn't even have an *internal* ordering that it defines and follows.

So far my impression is that the issue is one of editorial preference
and not a technical problem with the specification.
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