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[css-shapes] basic shape syntax in prose

From: Alan Stearns <stearns@adobe.com>
Date: Fri, 27 Sep 2013 11:23:27 -0700
To: "www-style@w3.org" <www-style@w3.org>
Message-ID: <CE6B1B2F.30680%stearns@adobe.com>
Hey all,

I've received very consistent feedback that the section on basic shape
syntax is too difficult to interpret. So I've substituted the previous
definitions for prose descriptions:


rectangle([<length>|<percentage>][, [<length>|<percentage>]]{3,5})

Becomes this:

rectangle() takes either four or six arguments of <length> or <percentage>

The prose also refers now to the rules for functional notation from Values
and Units [1], which actually makes the definition more precise (what was
in the draft before did not account for optional whitespace within the



[1] http://www.w3.org/TR/css3-values/#functional-notation
Received on Friday, 27 September 2013 18:23:58 UTC

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