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'-vnd' identifiers

From: Mats Tedenvall <Mats.Tedenvall@ausystem.se>
Date: Tue, 29 Jan 2002 17:16:11 +0100
Message-ID: <E19682E7C563D51189DF00D0B7A8DC57AEE400@au-lnd-07.radio.ausys.se>
To: "'www-style@w3.org'" <www-style@w3.org>
I heard that future versions of CSS might support vendor-specific extensions
by allowing identifiers to begin with '-'. That would allow vendor-specific
properties such as -wap-input-format (WAP Forum extension) or
-xyz-inner-border-color (xyz company extension).
I wonder how that could be syntactical possible, since it would then be
impossible for a tokenizer to separate negative numbers from identifiers.
For example, is '-123' a negative number or is it an identifier?

- Mats 
Received on Tuesday, 29 January 2002 11:16:43 UTC

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