Re: [xsl] seeking clarification of CSS2 spec

Subject: Re: [xsl] seeking clarification of CSS2 spec
From: Jeni Tennison <jeni@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Wed, 7 Jul 2004 14:32:15 +0100
Hi John,

> I am just after clarification of the following definition for the
> value of a CSS2 property. This property is defined as having the
> value:
>         [ <border-width> || <border-style> || <color> ] | inherit
> My question is, does this type of definition impose an order on the
> elements ?
> I know "12pt solid red" is a valid value, but is "solid red 12pt" ?

In the CSS2 spec, a || means "in any order", so the answer is that
there's no order imposed on the tokens in the property, and "solid red
12pt" is valid.

See for details of
the syntax that's used to describe properties in the CSS2 spec.



Jeni Tennison

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