Re: [css3-syntax] Should I add (informative) railroad diagrams?

I like it!
On Sep 7, 2012 6:11 PM, "Tab Atkins Jr." <> wrote:

> David said in an earlier message that he finds state machines to be
> harder to read than grammars.  I don't disagree, but still prefer the
> precision of a state machine.  As a compromise, would it be desirable
> for me to add railroad diagrams to the spec as a non-normative
> definition of all the tokens?  I find railroad diagrams easier to read
> than regexes, while they contain very obviously the same amount of
> information.
> I've gone ahead and produced one such diagram already at
> <>, for the
> IDENT token.
> Opinions?  I've already gotten them all drawn in my notebook, it'll
> just take me a little while to produce them in SVG to the precision
> that I like.
> ~TJ

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