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Re: New elements vs. Trident

From: Dão Gottwald <dao@design-noir.de>
Date: Mon, 17 Sep 2007 10:37:13 +0200
Message-ID: <46EE3CB9.5050408@design-noir.de>
To: Robert Burns <rob@robburns.com>
CC: Dean Edwards <dean@edwards.name>, Maciej Stachowiak <mjs@apple.com>, "public-html@w3.org WG" <public-html@w3.org>

Robert Burns wrote:
>>>> 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?
> 
> When you say XML mode are you referring to the namespace mode in IE? If 
> that's what you're saying are you calling XML mode because IE expects 
> those to be in XML then (i.e., self-closing tags are respected)? What 
> about IE and error handling in these namespaced regions in text/html mode?

No, I meant real XML. I don't think IE's HTML namespacing is somehow 
close to XML, but then I didn't really use it.
Received on Monday, 17 September 2007 08:37:29 UTC

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