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RE: [css21][css3-background] background-position examples conflict with prose/grammar

From: Sylvain Galineau <sylvaing@microsoft.com>
Date: Fri, 5 Mar 2010 22:26:07 +0000
To: fantasai <fantasai.lists@inkedblade.net>
CC: "www-style@w3.org" <www-style@w3.org>
Message-ID: <045A765940533D4CA4933A4A7E32597E10D6DF81@TK5EX14MBXC111.redmond.corp.microsoft.com>
> From: fantasai [mailto:fantasai.lists@inkedblade.net]

> I believe that, when combined with the grammar and the keyword
> definitions,
> the prose is unambiguous on the interpretation of any pair of values.
> If
> I am mistaken and there is a case that is not defined, please point it
> out.

That it was implicitly covered does not mean it's not unambiguous to the reader.
Brian and I definitely weren't sure. Fwiw, I think this is the kind of paragraph 
that should either include quick one-line examples of valid syntax demonstrating what 
the prose is talking about. Failing that, covering each case explicitly, while more verbose,
would be clearer. 
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