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Re: [csswg-drafts] [css-values] Contradictory statements regarding allowability of ∞ (#4514)

From: Tab Atkins Jr. via GitHub <sysbot+gh@w3.org>
Date: Wed, 20 Nov 2019 23:44:52 +0000
To: public-css-archive@w3.org
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I'm not going to add a half-open-range syntax variant just to express that "literally infinity" isnt allowed but 10^100 is. ^_^

The statements aren't contradictory in general; the ∞ is a syntax convenience to indicate no explicit end to the range on that side. That "theoretically" is talking about an ideal, abstract Platonic ideal of CSS, not saying that there's a sense in which a CSS implementation actually supports infinite values.

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