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Re: [css-grid] grid-template-areas syntax

From: Simon Sapin <simon.sapin@exyr.org>
Date: Wed, 27 Nov 2013 09:46:55 +0000
Message-ID: <5295BF8F.2050805@exyr.org>
To: Rossen.Atanassov@microsoft.com
CC: "Tab Atkins Jr." <jackalmage@gmail.com>, www-style <www-style@w3.org>
On 22/11/2013 21:23, Tab Atkins Jr. wrote:
> On Fri, Nov 22, 2013 at 1:20 PM, Simon Sapin <simon.sapin@exyr.org> wrote:
>> On 22/11/2013 20:56, Tab Atkins Jr. wrote:
>>> Yeah, double-escaping isn't great.  I'm fine with defining a smaller
>>> ad-hoc syntax.  Let's say:
>>>
>>> Four tokens:
>>>
>>> 1. Run of digits, ASCII letters, or non-ASCII characters.
>>> 2. Single ASCII periods.
>>> 3. Run of whitespace.
>>> 4. Anything else.
>>>
>>> Presence of #4 invalidates the property.  Throw away #3.  #1 and #2
>>> constitute the cell names.
>>>
>>> This allows you to produce areas with awkward names to write as
>>> idents, but it's nice and simple.
>>
>> Sounds good, though I would add dash and underscore (U+002D and U+005F) to
>> 1, making it match "name code point":
>
> Oh, right, yes.  My intention was indeed to match name code point.

Rossen, any opinion on this?

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Simon Sapin
Received on Wednesday, 27 November 2013 09:47:24 UTC

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