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XSL-FO: from-parent(NCName?) etc. (was RE: keyword "inherit")

From: MURAKAMI Shinyu <murakami@nadita.com>
Date: Thu, 28 Jun 2001 00:25:58 -0400 (EDT)
To: alrb@us.ibm.com
Cc: xsl-editors@w3.org
Message-Id: <200106281325.JHE70705.BBNNJSLV@nadita.com>
At Wed, 27 Jun 2001 13:05:15 -0400, Anders Berglund wrote:
> The "inherit" keyword is NOT allowed as an expression mixed with
> operations (eg arithmetic, functions) in accordance with 5.9.12.

OK I understand.

> The functionality you ask for is handled using functions, such
> as from-parent(NCName?) and inherited-property-value(NCName?).
> These functions provide additional functionality over the "inherit"
> keyword, which is present for CSS2 compatibility.

The "?" in (NCName?) means optional?  The current XSL CR spec does not 
say that the function argument NCName is optional.
Has that been changed? (it seems reasonable)

If so, X="from-parent()" is equivalent to X="from-parent(X)", correct?
(and also inherited-property-value(), from-nearest-specified-value(),
from-table-column() )


Regards,

Shinyu Murakami
Antenna House XSL Formatter team
http://www.antennahouse.com
Received on Thursday, 28 June 2001 10:54:33 GMT

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