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ian at hixie.ch
Tue Jan 6 03:31:12 PST 2009
On Mon, 5 Jan 2009, John S. Urban wrote:
> 2) Remembering this, I looked at the HTML5 spec. to see how it described the use of percent units for coordinates.
> A) I found it said coordinates could only be a list of integers as described in 126.96.36.199. Does this mean percent coordinates are not allowed
> in HTMl5?
That is correct.
> B) As I read 188.8.131.52 it states in the first paragraph that the only allowed
> delimiter is a comma; and specifically states spaces are not allowed.
> But in rule 6 of 184.108.40.206 it seems to imply a space, comma, or semi-colon
> is an allowed delimiter in a "List of Integers".
Not an allowed delimiter, but it is true that those other characters are
to be treated as delimiters by the browsers.
> So .. did I miss something or are percent-units no longer allowed as coordinates? What are the delimiters allowed in a list of integers? And, I
> wish percent units scaled to the displayed image size ( as I mentioned in
> http://home.comcast.net/~urbanjost/semaphore.html ). If percent units are permitted, I think it would be worth mentioning what they are a percent
> of (image file units or displayed image size units).
Percents aren't allowed currently... what do browsers do with percentage
values? Is it useful?
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