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Re: [cssom] serialization order of components of shorthand properties

From: L. David Baron <dbaron@dbaron.org>
Date: Tue, 17 Jul 2012 15:40:39 -0400
To: Glenn Adams <glenn@skynav.com>
Cc: W3C Style <www-style@w3.org>
Message-ID: <20120717194039.GA13681@crum.dbaron.org>
On Tuesday 2012-07-17 13:08 -0600, Glenn Adams wrote:
> OK, the above all sounds reasonable. However, from a practical perspective,
> we would need to do one of the following:
> (1) go back and add such "Canonical Order" lines to the CSS2.1 spec (via
> errata);
> (2) define a new spec which does only this, i.e., define Canonical Ordering
> for each property; or
> (3) include such normative definitions in CSSOM itself;

We've already started adding Canonical Order lines to a number of
modules; it's part of the module template.

We don't necessarily need to do any of these immediately to address
the properties that aren't yet covered; it would just mean that
property serialization order for some properties isn't yet defined.
But as we have the time to do the research, I think my preference
would either be for (2) above or for a wiki that would eventually
get included in appropriate modules once it was complete.


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