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Re: [css3-values] Overly limited attr(foo color) syntax?

From: Simon Sapin <simon.sapin@kozea.fr>
Date: Wed, 26 Sep 2012 00:27:31 +0200
Message-ID: <50622FD3.50004@kozea.fr>
To: www-style@w3.org
Le 26/09/2012 00:15, Tab Atkins Jr. a écrit :
> The parsing of the "color" type in attr() restricts it to being a HASH
> or IDENT token - in other words, a hash color or color keyword.  This
> disallows the various color functions.  Is this intentional?  If so,
> is it desirable?  I'm assuming the answers to both of these questions
> are "no".
> If I'm right, then we should change the "color" type to also accept a
> FUNCTION token, followed by anything, ending with a ) token, and still
> require it to parse into a <color> type.

Actually, I think it should be anything (not just HASH, IDENT or 
FUNCTION+args) that parses as a <color> with whatever level of the Color 
module is in use. Although it is possible that all future extensions to 
that module will use some functional syntax.

Simon Sapin
Received on Tuesday, 25 September 2012 22:28:00 UTC

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