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Re: New elements vs. Trident

From: Dean Edwards <dean@edwards.name>
Date: Mon, 17 Sep 2007 02:30:12 +0100
Message-ID: <46EDD8A4.10108@edwards.name>
To: Dão Gottwald <dao@design-noir.de>
CC: Robert Burns <rob@robburns.com>, Maciej Stachowiak <mjs@apple.com>, "public-html@w3.org WG" <public-html@w3.org>

Dão Gottwald wrote:
> Dean Edwards wrote:
>> html\:newelement {
>>  /* some style */
>> }
> 
> IE doesn't handle XHTML, so I suppose you mean good old HTML with 
> pseudo-namespaces?

Yes.

>> Cross-browser styling looks like this:
>>
>> html\:newelement, newelement {
>>  /* some style */
>> }
> 
> The first selector should match in any browser in HTML mode, the second 
> selector should match in any browser in XML mode if html is the default 
> namespace in that CSS file ... so what are we talking about?
> 

We are talking about ways to get IE to style unrecognised elements for 
graceful degradation. See the beginning of this thread.

-dean
Received on Monday, 17 September 2007 01:26:08 GMT

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