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Re: [css3-transitions][css3-values] The treatment of inherit, initial and other keywords in transition-property

From: Tab Atkins Jr. <jackalmage@gmail.com>
Date: Fri, 18 May 2012 10:38:34 -0700
Message-ID: <CAAWBYDDu0nzpUhHFPSXW6dFH4v8HOAuTmCcjOLjeSmqiBHBAfQ@mail.gmail.com>
To: Sylvain Galineau <sylvaing@microsoft.com>
Cc: "www-style@w3.org" <www-style@w3.org>
On Fri, May 18, 2012 at 10:11 AM, Sylvain Galineau
<sylvaing@microsoft.com> wrote:
> I could swear we discussed this and agreed these would be treated
> as unknown property names in this context. But a) I can't find
> traces of this in minutes or the archive and b) recent discussions
> about this pattern in css3-fonts and its possible treatment in
> css3-values make me wonder what should happen.
> Given:
>  transition-property:color,inherit,margin;
> ...recent Chrome and Firefox builds treat the declaration as invalid
> and compute the property's value to 'all' (its initial value).
> IE10 currently preserves inherit and treats it as an invalid property name.
> I suspect css3-values means to define this in a generic manner though I
> can't tell where it does so at the moment.

Fixed; we had some pending edits to rename <identifer> to <user-ident>
and make it exclude the global keywords.

Given our desire to generally just keep the global keywords out of
anything, that example should be invalid.

Received on Friday, 18 May 2012 17:39:24 UTC

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