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XSL-FO: keyword "inherit"

From: MURAKAMI Shinyu <murakami@nadita.com>
Date: Mon, 25 Jun 2001 12:42:48 -0400 (EDT)
To: xsl-editors@w3.org
Message-Id: <200106260142.JHF51527.LBBJSNVN@nadita.com>
The XSL CR spec says about the keyword "inherit":

    5.9.10.1 inherit
    The property takes the same computed value as the property for 
    the formatting object's parent object

In this description it seems not to be considered that the keyword 
"inherit" may be used in expressions.
However the property expression syntax does not disallow it.
A clarification is needed.

I think the following property expression should be valid.

    <fo:block start-indent="inherit + 1cm">
        1cm indented from outer area
    </fo:block>

and it should be equivalent to:

    <fo:block start-indent="inherited-property-value(start-indent) + 1cm">
        1cm indented from outer area
    </fo:block>

Is my understanding wrong?


Regards,

Shinyu Murakami
Antenna House XSL Formatter team
http://www.antennahouse.com
Received on Monday, 25 June 2001 13:05:15 GMT

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