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Re: lengths, typo?

From: Dave Pawson <dave.pawson@gmail.com>
Date: Tue, 10 Jul 2007 16:32:25 +0100
Message-ID: <711a73df0707100832k63fd31ecj2a1a243214811c34@mail.gmail.com>
To: "Anders Berglund" <alrb@us.ibm.com>
Cc: www-xsl-fo@w3.org, www-xsl-fo-request@w3.org

On 10/07/07, Anders Berglund <alrb@us.ibm.com> wrote:
> The "dangling" ex is there since it is part of CSS2 quoted text. In XSL (1.1 as well as 1.0) we only make use of the "em" unit - see 5.9.11 production 28.
> There have been suggestions that the CSS2 definitions plus the "XSL mod" definitions be merged into pure XSL definitions (and thus removing most mentions of CSS2). If there is enough support for this from the user community/W3C - as you can imagine it is quite a lot of editorial work - so that this goes ahead then "extraneous" text like this can be removed.

Thanks Anders.

+1 to the disconnect from CSS.
There are a few bits where xsl-fo could be 'cleaned up' in that respect.

The real annoyance is having to go to the CSS spec to find out what
xsl-fo means!


Dave Pawson
Received on Tuesday, 10 July 2007 15:32:30 UTC

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