[html5] (no subject)

Ian Hickson 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 Does this mean percent coordinates are not allowed 
> in HTMl5? 

That is correct.

> B) As I read 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 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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