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Re: [css-shapes] basic shape syntax in prose

From: Tab Atkins Jr. <jackalmage@gmail.com>
Date: Fri, 27 Sep 2013 12:26:05 -0700
Message-ID: <CAAWBYDCDd+UUCRwi8yz=CJh+8yRQzO=jFcn5+m+gnfJX_UfwvA@mail.gmail.com>
To: Dirk Schulze <dschulze@adobe.com>
Cc: Alan Stearns <stearns@adobe.com>, "www-style@w3.org" <www-style@w3.org>
On Fri, Sep 27, 2013 at 12:11 PM, Dirk Schulze <dschulze@adobe.com> wrote:
> That seems quite unusual. Why not do both. The official CSS property definition and the prose text? I for instance like to read the grammar defined by CSS Values and Units better.

Yes, having just prose is a recipe for disaster.  Feel free to include
prose-based descriptions *in addition to* the normative grammar-based
definition, but don't remove the grammar.  It's the least ambiguous
way to indicate this stuff.

~TJ
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