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Re: Decouple XBL2 From CSS

From: Antoine Quint <aq@fuchsia-design.com>
Date: Sat, 5 Aug 2006 10:25:03 +0200
Message-Id: <FAB1392B-4462-4418-A567-346CEADDA373@fuchsia-design.com>
Cc: Dean Jackson <dino@w3.org>, public-appformats@w3.org
To: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>

On 5 août 2006, at 08:10, Ian Hickson wrote:

>> BTW - I don't think anyone on this thread is suggesting to use XPath
>> rather than Selectors, which seems to be the argument you're fighting
>> here.
>
> I was primarily arguing against Antoine's proposal:
>
> | I think it would be great if XPath selectors were also accepted for
> | bindings
>
> Since allowing both XPath and Selectors would clearly be a serious
> language design mistake, I assumed Antoine was in fact asking for  
> XPath to
> replace Selectors.
>
> If that isn't in fact what is being proposed, then I don't know  
> what is.

Try not to read between the line and just read what I wrote in plain  
english. I would like to be offered the flexibility to _also_ use  
XPath selector and not _only_ CSS Selectors for matching nodes onto  
which applying binding in XBL.

Antoine
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