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Re: Scientific notation in numbers

From: Boris Zbarsky <bzbarsky@MIT.EDU>
Date: Wed, 10 Feb 2010 17:52:02 -0500
Message-ID: <4B733892.2040108@mit.edu>
To: Daniel Glazman <daniel.glazman@disruptive-innovations.com>
CC: "www-style@w3.org" <www-style@w3.org>
On 2/10/10 4:19 PM, Daniel Glazman wrote:
> Don't forget the CSS3 attr() notation allows to use directly such
> an attribute value as the value of a CSS property.

It also allows using the values "+-1000", "", "abcdef", etc. 
Presumably it defines what needs to happen with the attribute value if 
it's expected to produce a number or length out of it.

> Hence the need to parse scientific notation anyway in CSS3...

That's presupposing a particular "what needs to happen with the 
attribute value", no?

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