Re: WD-CSS21-20020802 section 6, "Assigning property values, Cascading, and Inheritance", substantive comments

Etan Wexler wrote:
> 6.4.3 Calculating a selector's specificity
> "Concatenating the four numbers a-b-c-d (in a number system with a large
> base) gives the specificity."
> I am troubled by the persistence of this concatenation stuff.  It really
> doesn't help matters and has been demonstrated to cause confusion.  I am
> pleased that the examples use comma-separated quadruplets, since that is
> much simpler for humans.

"Arranging the four numbers a-b-c-d ..."

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