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Re: [css-syntax] <an+b> grammar

From: Tab Atkins Jr. <jackalmage@gmail.com>
Date: Wed, 15 May 2013 08:00:40 -0700
Message-ID: <CAAWBYDBiJ4uzsxDmSv8+8job-G-4VU+8dxmQYvqgwuGPPpTCmw@mail.gmail.com>
To: Simon Sapin <simon.sapin@exyr.org>
Cc: www-style list <www-style@w3.org>
On Tue, May 14, 2013 at 6:55 PM, Simon Sapin <simon.sapin@exyr.org> wrote:
>> Selectors does indeed need to be explicit about whitespace, but that's fine - Selectors is special, and is okay to specify in terms of raw tokens, as it currently is.
>
> I don't understand how a "property-style grammar" and "grammar of raw tokens" are different, other than having "white space token are (not) ignored" written somewhere.

That's mostly the difference.  It's significant, though, because
whitespace is really annoying to get right in grammars. >_<

> Also, an+b is only used in selectors for now.

For now, yes.  I expect it to show up elsewhere eventually.

~TJ
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